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By Julio Cesar Wasserman, Emmanoel V. Silva-Filho, Roberto Villas-Boas

Held in 1993 in Niterói, Brazil, the 1st foreign convention on Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical international locations tested a kick off point for this ebook. The ebook opens with a dialogue of the issues that arose through the final consultation, summarised via Dr. E.K. Duursma: the surroundings within the Tropics is still Unknown. lots of the procedures that happen in temperate environments grow to be different within the tropics. this may already be visible in bankruptcy three, the place estimates of radionuclide move elements succeed in values significantly more than in temperate parts. The utilisation of variables measured in temperate environments for modelling of the tropics can lead to thoroughly faulty conclusions and, worse, inefficient remediation strategies.

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