Open Access
E3S Web of Conferences
Volume 1, 2013
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment
Article Number 29009
Number of page(s) 4
Section Biomonitoring of Ecosystems I
Published online 23 April 2013
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