Analytical Relevance of Trace Metal Speciation in Environmental and Biophysicochemical Systems

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This article presents a review of the analytical relevance of trace metal speciation analysis, which must be considered in environmental and biophysicochemical systems for reliable and efficient assessment and monitoring of trace metals. Examples are given of methodological approaches used for speciation analysis. An overview of speciation analysis in sediments, aquatic ecosystems and agrosystems is also presented.

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N. Benson, W. Anake and I. Olanrewaju, "Analytical Relevance of Trace Metal Speciation in Environmental and Biophysicochemical Systems," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2013, pp. 633-641. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2013.411075.

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