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- Vidic, Andreas, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2011 v.159 no.5 pp. 1229-1233
- Acer pseudoplatanus; air; air pollution; aluminum; barium; calcium; copper; environmental monitoring; heavy metals; human health; iron; lead; leaves; magnesium; manganese; potassium; rural areas; selenium; sodium; strontium; sulfur; trees; urban areas; urbanization; zinc; Austria
- ... Foliage dust contains heavy metal that may have harmful effects on human health. The elemental contents of tree leaves and foliage dust are especially useful to assess air environmental pollution. We studied the elemental concentrations in foliage dust and leaves of Acer pseudoplatanus along an urbanization gradient in Vienna, Austria. Samples were collected from urban, suburban and rural areas. W ...