Data set of total mercury in leaves of common tree species in the East and south of Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2008)

This dataset includes the concentrations and spatial pattern of mercury (Hg) in the foliage of the local tree species over the easteran and the southern Tibetan Plateau. Fifty-three leaf samples were collected, and cold vapor atomic fluorescence spectrophotometry (CVAFS) was used to analyse the Hg contents. The limit of detection (LOD) for this method is 1.8 ng/g. The standard reference material, foliage GB GSW-11, which is supplied by National Institute of Metrology P.R.China, was also analyzed for assessing the accuracy of this method, and the recoveries of this method were 94.6%±9.7%. This dataset will provide the informations of foliage absoprtion to Hg over the Tibetan Plateau.

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WANG Xiaoping. Data set of total mercury in leaves of common tree species in the East and south of Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2008). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2019. doi: 10.11888/Soil.tpdc.270248. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. Gong, P., Wang, X.P., Xue, Y.G., Xu, B.Q., &Yao, T.D. (2014) . Mercury distribution in the foliage and soil profiles of the Tibetan forest: processes and implications for regional cycling. Environmental Pollution, 188, 94-101.( View Details | Bibtex)

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East: 105.50 West: 88.50
South: 22.50 North: 30.00
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  • Temporal coverage: 2008-08-01 To 2008-08-31
  • Updated time: 2019-07-22
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