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The analysis for evaluation of the contamination level of an area is very important; however the geological rock composition has to be taken into account in order to avoid misleading conclusions. A study of the morphological characteristics of mosses together with a correct position provides interesting results and allows monitoring of very large areas at a very low cost when compared to the traditional techniques.

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Authors: CENCI R M, JRC Ispra (IT);DAPIAGGI M, Università degli Studi di Pavia (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Revista Biologi Italiani, Organo Ufficiale dell'Ordine Nazionale dei Biologi
Record Number: 199811338 / Last updated on: 1998-11-10
Original language: it
Available languages: it