Epiphytic lichens as indicators of air pollution in Tomsk Oblast (Russia)

T. S. Bolshunova, L. P. Rikhvanov, A. M. Mezhibor

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Abstract

This research presents the data on concentrations of 28 chemical elements in the ash of lichens growing in Tomsk Oblast where different industrial enterprises are located. In the sites of oil and gas exploration complex the lichens contain higher concentrations of Sc, Fe, Cr, Zn, As, Br, Rb, Ba, and Au in comparison with the background values. In the zone of Tomsk- Seversk industrial agglomeration the lichens accumulate Ca, Sr, Sb, Th, U, and lanthanides.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
PublisherInstitute of Physics Publishing
Volume21
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event18th International Scientific Symposium in Honour of Academician M. A. Usov: Problems of Geology and Subsurface Development, PGON 2014 - Tomsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 7 Apr 201411 Apr 2014

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Other18th International Scientific Symposium in Honour of Academician M. A. Usov: Problems of Geology and Subsurface Development, PGON 2014
CountryRussian Federation
CityTomsk
Period7.4.1411.4.14

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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Bolshunova, T. S., Rikhvanov, L. P., & Mezhibor, A. M. (2014). Epiphytic lichens as indicators of air pollution in Tomsk Oblast (Russia). In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (1 ed., Vol. 21). [012043] Institute of Physics Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/21/1/012043