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Lead concentration changes in Antarctic ice during the Wisconsin/Holocene transition

Boutron, Claude F. and Patterson, Clair C. (1986) Lead concentration changes in Antarctic ice during the Wisconsin/Holocene transition. Nature, 323 (6085). pp. 222-225. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/323222a0.

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In order to assess current global lead atmospheric pollution, it is necessary to reconstruct the natural, pre-human atmospheric fluxes of this toxic heavy metal. The time variations of these fluxes over the past 27,000 years have been obtained from the analysis of an Antarctic ice core.

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Additional Information:© 1986 Nature Publishing Group. Received 29 May; accepted 8 July 1986. We thank D. Settle for laboratory assistance and M. De Angelis and F. Batifol for selection of ice-core sections. This work was supported in the United States by NSF grant DPP-840-3490, and in France by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, the Ministère de l'Environnement, the Expeditions Polaires Françaises and the Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises.
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