Vol. 23, issue 06, article # 17

Talovskaya A.V. Geochemical characteristic of dust atmospheric precipitations on the Tomsk area. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2010. V. 23. No. 06. P. 519-524 [in Russian].
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The results of geochemical assessment within Tomsk-city according to the dust-aerosols study are presented. The snow samples were collected to study of dust atmospheric fall-outs. Instrumental neutron activation analysis was used when studying geochemical composition of snow solid residue. According to the received data, places of anomalous values of daily dust fall-outs, containing rare, rare-earth and radioactive element were revealed. These places were revealed in the north-east of the city, where most part of plants of the construction industry are located, and in central part of the city, where the largest electric power station is located.


dust-aerosols, geochemical, urban areas, instrumental neutron activation analysis, rare elements, radioactive elements