The present paper confirms that evergreen oak leaves (Ouercus ilex) are a reliable biological monitor for pollution originating from vehicular traffic. By treating of experimental data statistically a simple model was obtained which explains pollution levels in terms of vehicular density and particulate resuspension effects. An extensive list of current literature in this field is also included. © 1993 Akadémiai Kiadó.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Analytical Chemistry
- Nuclear Energy and Engineering
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
Capannesi, G., Cecchi, A., Ciavola, C., & Sedda, A. F. (1993). Feasibility of oak leaves as monitor for airborne pollution. Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry, 167(2), 309 - 320. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02037189