Journal article

Arsenic microdistribution and speciation in toenail clippings of children living in a historic gold mining area

Dora C Pearce, Kim Dowling, Andrea R Gerson, Malcolm R Sim, Stephen R Sutton, Matthew Newville, Robert Russell, Gordon McOrist

Science of the Total Environment | ELSEVIER | Published : 2010

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Awarded by Australian Synchrotron Research Program


Awarded by Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)


Awarded by Rio Tinto


Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the support of GeoSoilEnviroCARS, which is supported by the National Science Foundation - Earth Sciences (EAR-0622171). and the Department of Energy - Geosciences (DE-FG02-94ER14466). Use of the Advanced Photon Source was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357. This research was also supported by the Australian Synchrotron Research Program (06/07-GSE-02 and 07/08-GSE-01), an Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) award (AINGRA06051), and a University of Ballarat Postgraduate Award. The participation of ARG in this research was supported under the Australian Research Council's Linkage Project funding scheme (project number LP0562210) which was sponsored by Rio Tinto and the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, State Government of Victoria. We thank Robert Smith and Stafford McKnight for their assistance with thin section preparation, and the child participants, their families and school communities for their contribution to this research.