The use of instrumental multi-element techniques for biological and environmental analysis has lead to significant advances in the field. This book examines these breakthroughs, including improvements in detection limits and accuracy.
BERND A. MARKERT is Professor of Environmental High Technology and Director of the International Graduate School in Zittau, Germany. His professional interests include the biochemistry of trace substances in the water/soil/plant system, instrumental analysis of chemical elements, eco- and human-toxicological aspects of hazardous substances, pollution control by use of bioindicators and technologies for waste management, environmental restoration, and remedial action on soils.
Occurrence and Significance of Chemical Elements in Plants. Recent Findings from the Ecosystem-Specific Multi-element Analysis of Plant Samples. The Biological System of the Elements (BSE) for Terrestrial Plants (Glycophytes). Using Plants in Bioindication. Instrumental Analysis of Environmental Samples.