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  1. Challenges in the quality assurance of elemental and isotopic analyses in the nuclear domain benefitting from high resolution ICP-OES and sector field ICP-MS
  2. Improved plutonium concentration analysis in specimens originating from the nuclear fuel cycle using high resolution ICP-OES
  3. Sphagnum Mosses from 21 Ombrotrophic Bogs in the Athabasca Bituminous Sands Region Show No Significant Atmospheric Contamination of “Heavy Metals”
  4. High resolution ICP-OES analysis of neptunium-237 in samples from pyrochemical treatment of spent nuclear fuel
  5. Zinc isotope systematics in snow and ice accretions in Central European mountains
  6. Elemental and isotopic analysis of americium in non-separated spent fuels using high resolution ICP-OES and sector field ICP-MS
  7. Potential of high resolution ICP-OES for elemental and isotopic analysis of americium
  8. Measurements of236U in Ancient and Modern Peat Samples and Implications for Postdepositional Migration of Fallout Radionuclides
  9. Cross-validation of analytical procedures for the reliable determination of Nd concentrations in nuclear fuel using ICP-OES and sector field ICP-MS
  10. Determination of 239Pu, 240Pu, 241Pu and 242Pu at femtogram and attogram levels – evidence for the migration of fallout plutonium in an ombrotrophic peat bog profile
  11. Atmospheric deposition of beryllium in Central Europe: Comparison of soluble and insoluble fractions in rime and snow across a pollution gradient
  12. Method development for the determination of alkali metals in samples from pyrochemical reprocessing using ICP-OES and comparison with sector field ICP-MS
  13. Whole-catchment inventories of trace metals in soils and sediments in mountain lake catchments in the Central Pyrenees: Apportioning the anthropogenic and natural contributions
  14. Promises and pitfalls in the reliable determination of233U using high resolution ICP-OES
  15. Experimental Evidence for Mobility/Immobility of Metals in Peat
  16. Validation of isotopic analysis of depleted, natural and enriched uranium using high resolution ICP-OES
  17. The Desorption of Antimony(V) from Sediments, Hydrous Oxides, and Clay Minerals by Carbonate, Phosphate, Sulfate, Nitrate, and Chloride
  18. Increasing arsenic concentrations in runoff from 12 small forested catchments (Czech Republic, Central Europe): Patterns and controls
  19. Radial distribution of lead and lead isotopes in stem wood of Norway spruce: A reliable archive of pollution trends in Central Europe
  20. Schwermetalle in der Umwelt. Auf Ultra-Spurensuche
  21. Trace elements in recent groundwater of an artesian flow system and comparison with snow: enrichments, depletions, and chemical evolution of the water
  22. Global atmospheric As and Bi contamination preserved in 3000 year old Arctic ice
  23. A new method for the determination of plutonium and americium using high pressure microwave digestion and alpha-spectrometry or ICP-SMS
  24. Metal release and corrosion effects of modular neck total hip arthroplasty
  25. Validation of ultratrace analysis of Co, Cr, Mo and Ni in whole blood, serum and urine using ICP-SMS
  26. Determination of trace element concentrations in natural freshwaters: How low is “low”, and how low do we need to go?
  27. Stable-isotope and trace element time series from Fedchenko glacier (Pamirs) snow/firn cores
  28. Atmospheric inputs of Ag and Tl to the Arctic: Comparison of a high resolution snow pit (AD 1994–2004) with a firn (AD 1860–1996) and an ice core (previous 16,000 yr)
  29. Atmospheric Sb in the Arctic during the past 16,000 years: Responses to climate change and human impacts
  30. A 15,800-year record of atmospheric lead deposition on the Devon Island Ice Cap, Nunavut, Canada: Natural and anthropogenic enrichments, isotopic composition, and predominant sources
  31. Lead in Bottled Waters:  Contamination from Glass and Comparison with Pristine Groundwater
  32. Environmental applications of single collector high resolution ICP-MS
  33. Spatial Distribution of Natural Enrichments of Arsenic, Selenium, and Uranium in a Minerotrophic Peatland, Gola di Lago, Canton Ticino, Switzerland
  34. Origin and fluxes of atmospheric REE entering an ombrotrophic peat bog in Black Forest (SW Germany): Evidence from snow, lichens and mosses
  35. Trends in atmospheric Cd deposition recorded in a 64-meter long ice-core and a 5-m snow pit record from Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada
  36. Evaluation of samplers and filter materials for the establishment of trace metal concentration profiles in peat bog porewaters using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
  37. Determination of arsenic in peat samples using HG-AFS and l-cysteine as pre-reductant
  38. Contamination of Canadian and European bottled waters with antimony from PET containers
  39. Porewater Evidence of Metal (Cu, Ni, Co, Zn, Cd) Mobilization in an Acidic, Ombrotrophic Bog Impacted by a Smelter, Harjavalta, Finland and Comparison with Reference Sites
  40. Recent atmospheric Pb deposition at a rural site in southern Germany assessed using a peat core and snowpack, and comparison with other archives
  41. Antimon - ein globaler Schadstoff
  42. Comparison of Atmospheric Deposition of Copper, Nickel, Cobalt, Zinc, and Cadmium Recorded by Finnish Peat Cores with Monitoring Data and Emission Records
  43. A new HF-resistant tandem spray chamber for improved determination of trace elements and Pb isotopes using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
  44. Analytical procedures for the determination of selected major (Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Na, and Ti) and trace (Li, Mn, Sr, and Zn) elements in peat and plant samples using inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry
  45. Improved determination of selenium in plant and peat samples using hydride generation-atomic fluorescence spectrometry (HG-AFS)
  46. Direct determination of arsenic in acid digests of plant and peat samples using HG-AAS and ICP-SF-MS
  47. Analytical procedures for improved trace element detection limits in polar ice from Arctic Canada using ICP-SMS
  48. Increasing atmospheric antimony contamination in the northern hemisphere: snow and ice evidence from Devon Island, Arctic Canada
  49. Lithogenic, oceanic and anthropogenic sources of atmospheric Sb to a maritime blanket bog, Myrarnar, Faroe Islands
  50. Natural abundance of Sb and Sc in pristine groundwaters, Springwater Township, Ontario, Canada, and implications for tracing contamination from landfill leachates
  51. Improved determination of arsenic in environmental and geological specimens using HG-AFS
  52. Predominance of industrial Pb in recent snow (1994–2004) and ice (1842–1996) from Devon Island, Arctic Canada
  53. Direct Determination of Lead Isotopes (206Pb,207Pb,208Pb) in Arctic Ice Samples at Picogram per Gram Levels Using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Sector Field MS Coupled with a High-Efficiency Sample Introduction System
  54. Antimony in recent, ombrotrophic peat from Switzerland and Scotland: Comparison with natural background values (5,320 to 8,02014C yr BP) and implications for the global atmospheric Sb cycle
  55. Suggested protocol for collecting, handling and preparing peat cores and peat samples for physical, chemical, mineralogical and isotopic analyses
  56. Identifying the sources and timing of ancient and medieval atmospheric lead pollution in England using a peat profile from Lindow bog, Manchester
  57. Optimising accuracy and precision of lead isotope measurement (206Pb, 207Pb, 208Pb) in acid digests of peat with ICP-SMS using individual mass discrimination correction
  58. Novel calibration procedure for improving trace element determinations in ice and water samples using ICP-SMS
  59. Natural and anthropogenic enrichments of molybdenum, thorium, and uranium in a complete peat bog profile, Jura Mountains, Switzerland
  60. Atmospheric deposition of silver and thallium since 12 37014C years BP recorded by a Swiss peat bog profile, and comparison with lead and cadmium
  61. Atmospheric Deposition of V, Cr, and Ni since the Late Glacial:  Effects of Climatic Cycles, Human Impacts, and Comparison with Crustal Abundances
  62. Determination of antimony in plant and peat samples by hydride generation-atomic fluorescence spectrometry (HG-AFS)
  63. Two thousand years of atmospheric rare earth element (REE) deposition as revealed by an ombrotrophic peat bog profile, Jura Mountains, Switzerland
  64. Analytical procedures for the determination of selected trace elements in peat and plant samples by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
  65. Influence of digestion procedures on the determination of rare earth elements in peat and plant samples by USN-ICP-MS
  66. Inter-method comparison for the determination of antimony and arsenic in peat samples
  67. A peat bog record of natural, pre-anthropogenic enrichments of trace elements in atmospheric aerosols since 12 370 14 C yr BP, and their variation with Holocene climate change
  68. Sequential Thoracentesis
  69. Trace Element Transfer from the Mother to the Newborn—Investigations on Triplets of Colostrum, Maternal, and Umbilical Cord Sera
  70. Critical assessment of the performance of electronic moisture analyzers for small amounts of environmental samples and biological reference materials
  71. Digestion procedures for the determination of antimony and arsenic in small amounts of peat samples by hydride generation–atomic absorption spectrometry
  72. Speciation analysis of antimony by high-performance liquid chromatography inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry using ultrasonic nebulization
  73. Urinary antimony speciation by HPLC-ICP-MS
  74. Clinical Laboratory Parameters in Osteoarthritic Knee-Joint Effusions Correlated to Trace Element Concentrations
  75. Potential of high performance liquid chromatography coupled to flow injection hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry for the speciation of inorganic and organic antimony compounds
  76. Reference values for chromium, nickel and vanadium in urine of youngsters from the urban area of Rome
  77. Determination of trace elements in human milk by inductively coupled plasma sector field mass spectrometry (ICP-SFMS)
  78. Long-Term Changes of Plasma Trace Element Concentrations in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients
  79. Concentrations of Trace Elements in Osteoarthritic Knee-Joint Effusions
  80. Pleural Effusions and Sera from Patients with Benign or Malignant Diseases : Copper, Zinc, and Laboratory Parameters
  81. Concentrations of Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Rubidium, and Magnesium in Thoracic Empyemata and Corresponding Sera
  82. Impact of mechanical vascular injury on whole blood and plasma concentrations of trace elements and electrolytes in patients with coronary heart disease
  83. Concentrations of Selected Trace Elements in Human Milk and in Infant Formulas Determined by Magnetic Sector Field Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
  84. Concentrations of trace elements in sera of newborns, young infants, and adults
  85. Biomonitoring of antimony in environmental matrices from terrestrial and limnic ecosystems
  86. Optimized procedure for the determination of antimony in lipid-rich environmental matrices by flow injection hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry
  87. Development and evaluation of an analytical procedure for the determination of antimony in plant materials by hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry
  88. Exchange of Alkali Trace Elements in Hemodialysis Patients:A Comparison with Na+ and K+
  89. Analytical problems in the determination of platinum-group metals in urine by quadrupole and magnetic sector field inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
  90. Influence of sample pre-treatment on the determination of trace elements in urine by quadrupole and magnetic sector field inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
  91. Pattern of trace elements in human milk during the course of lactation
  92. Trace element status of hemodialyzed patients
  93. Microwave digestion methods for the determination of trace elements in brain and liver samples by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry