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(Article of periodic en Polonais - 2010)

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Zakłady przemysłowe wschodniej części aglomeracji krakowskiej jako źródło zanieczyszczenia pokrywy śnieżnej (Polonais)
Les installations industrielles à l'est de l'agglomération de Cracovie comme source de pollution du manteau nival

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

STACHNIK Ł. ; PLENZLER J. ; ŻELAZNY M. ;

Abstract

The research presented assesses the spatial variability to the physical and chemical properties of snow cover near the ArcelorMittal Poland steel plant in Kraków. Analysis of snow samples collected at 40 different sampling sites. Revealed that dissolved solids were present at six times the concentration in snow 2 km as opposed to 8 km from the steel plant (0.98 v 0.16 meq•dm-3). Reaction ranged from moderately alkaline (8.54 pH max) in snow 2 km from the plant to moderately acidic (4.87 pHmin) at a distance of 8 km. Overall, the spatial variability to snow characteristics (e.g. Ca2+, Mg2+) exhibited a concentric pattern around the steel plant, albeit with a tendency towards elongation in an easterly direction (pH, F-). Ca2+, Mg2+, and SO42- concentrations were nevertheless one or two orders of magnitude lower than those obtained in 1977 and 1978. – (BJ)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Przegląd geograficzny / ISSN 0033-2143 / CODEN PRGGAS

Editor : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa - POLOGNE (1918)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 82, no3 [pp. 389-408]

Bibliographic references : 43 ref.

Collation : 4 fig., 6 tabl.

Language

Polonais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 7694

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