By Yong Cai, Olin C. Braids
Biogeochemistry of Environmentally very important hint Elements discusses destiny, shipping, and transformation in soils, waters, and crops in biogeochemistry of environmentally vital hint components, with a spotlight on arsenic, mercury, and selenium.
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In the hypolimnion of Lake Biwa, D M A concentration and temperature did not correlate linearly but the D M A concentration in surface water was proportional with temperature (44). ch002 V V Effects of Phosphate Phosphate concentrations may affect the methylation process (1,57). Arsenate is chemically similar to phosphate and may take its place in biotic pathways. In laboratory experiments the phosphate concentration affected the D M A production by C. aciculare (57). D M A production was enhanced when the phosphate/arsenate ratio decreased in the culture medium at the beginning of stationary growth.
The toxicity and environmental hazard of arsenic in a specific situation are strongly influenced by its solubility, speciation, and retention/release characteristics. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2002. ch004 and mobilization potential. Chemical extraction represents an indispensable tool for understanding these characteristics. The geoscientist, analyst, regulator, and engineer are faced with the challenge of obtaining the best possible information, while avoiding the pitfalls of improper extraction methodologies and incorrect interpretation of results.