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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 465-483, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-465-2017
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10 Jan 2017
In situ and denuder-based measurements of elemental and reactive gaseous mercury with analysis by laser-induced fluorescence – results from the Reno Atmospheric Mercury Intercomparison Experiment
Anthony J. Hynes et al.

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Exposure to mercury (Hg), is a significant issue from a human health perspective. Understanding the chemistry that leads to exposure is important. We have developed a laser-based sensor for the detection of gas-phase elemental mercury, Hg(0). The instrument is capable of fast in situ measurement of Hg(0) at ambient levels. The RAMIX experiment intercompared atmospheric Hg measurement systems. We typically saw good agreement for measurements of Hg(0) but not for total oxidized mercury.
Exposure to mercury (Hg), is a significant issue from a human health perspective. Understanding...
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