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- Klimek, Beata; Tarasek, Agata; Hajduk, Joanna
- Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology 2015 v.94 no.4 pp. 532-536
- Hypogymnia physodes; air pollution; cadmium; copper; lead; lichens; mountains; nickel; wind direction; zinc; Poland
- ... The aim of the study was to assess trace metal air pollution in the Beskidy Mountains, the Outer Western Carpathians, Poland, with a widely used bioaccumulating organism, a lichen, Hypogymnia physodes. Lichens were collected at five stands (mountains) in parallel transect and analyzed for cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), nickel (Ni), lead (Pb) and zinc (Zn) content. Concentrations of Cd, Pb and Zn in li ...
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