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- Wagner, Günther A.; Krbetschek, Matthias; Degering, Detlev; Bahain, Jean-Jacques; Shao, Qingfeng; Falguères, Christophe; Voinchet, Pierre; Dolo, Jean-Michel; Garcia, Tristan; Rightmire, G. Philip
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2010 v.107 no.46 pp. 19726-19730
- sand, etc ; Homo; fauna; fossils; holotypes; human settlements; radiometry; rivers; teeth; Africa; Alps region; Germany; Northern European region; Southern European region; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... The Mauer mandible, holotype of Homo heidelbergensis, was found in 1907 in fluvial sands deposited by the Neckar River 10 km southeast of Heidelberg, Germany. The fossil is an important key to understanding early human occupation of Europe north of the Alps. Given the associated mammal fauna and the geological context, the find layer has been placed in the early Middle Pleistocene, but confirmator ...
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- Kelly, Erin N.; Schindler, David W.; Hodson, Peter V.; Short, Jeffrey W.; Radmanovich, Roseanna; Nielsen, Charlene C.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2010 v.107 no.37 pp. 16178-16183
- oil sands, etc ; Clean Water Act; United States Environmental Protection Agency; air; aquatic organisms; beryllium; bitumen; cadmium; copper; emissions; guidelines; industry; lakes; lead; mercury; nickel; pollutants; rivers; selenium; silver; snowmelt; snowpack; summer; thallium; toxic substances; watersheds; winter; zinc; Alberta; Show all 29 Subjects
- ... We show that the oil sands industry releases the 13 elements considered priority pollutants (PPE) under the US Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act, via air and water, to the Athabasca River and its watershed. In the 2008 snowpack, all PPE except selenium were greater near oil sands developments than at more remote sites. Bitumen upgraders and local oil sands development were sources ...
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