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Lead aerosols in the atmosphere: increasing concentrations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5426776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The concentrations of atmospheric lead around San Diego, California, have been determined and their geographic and seasonal variations are explained. The lead aerosol concentration at San Diego is increasing at a rate of 5 percent per year. The isotopic composition of lead aerosols is similar to that of the lead additives isolated from gasoline, which are the largest contributors to atmospheric lead pollution.
T J Chow; J L Earl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  169     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1970 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1970-08-25     Completed Date:  1970-08-25     Revised Date:  2011-12-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  577-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aerosols / analysis*
Air Pollution*
Air Pollution, Radioactive
Lead / analysis*
Petroleum / analysis
Radioisotopes / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aerosols; 0/Petroleum; 0/Radioisotopes; 7439-92-1/Lead

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