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Retention of particulate lead on foliage and twigs of a white pine windbreakAuthor(s): G. H. Heichel; Lester Hankin
Source: In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 333-339
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe removal of particulate lead from the air by a roadside windbreak of white pine containing 8 rows of 25-year-old trees and 27 m in depth was studied. Knowledge of particulate trapping and retention was gained by atomic absorption spectrophotometry of the lead burden of foliage and twigs of various ages adjacent to and far from the road. The effectiveness of the windbreak was also shown by comparison of the lead content of the soil beneath the windbreak with that of an adjacent open, undisturbed field.
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CitationHeichel, G. H.; Hankin, Lester. 1977. Retention of particulate lead on foliage and twigs of a white pine windbreak. In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 333-339
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