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15.02.2012 | Mercury Analyzers «RA-915+» and «RA-915M» in scientific research


Due to its unique analytical characteristics, «RA-915» mercury analyzers are widely used in basic and applied research. Every year specialists worldwide face new analytical tasks and obtain new results with the mercury analyzers manufactured by «LUMEX». Year 2012 is not an exception.

Below is a list of scientific publications issued in 2012. Each of these involve the use of the mercury analyzers «RA-915+» and «RA-915M».

Published papers in foreign languages: 

Aksentov K. I., Kalinchuk V. V.
Atomic mercury distribution features in the surface air layer in the Sea of Japan in the fall of 2010
Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. – 2012. – V. 37. – № 10. – P. 674–680.

Alpert G. D., Herman-Haase H., Roberts M.
A field method for the detection of elemental mercury in sink traps
Journal of Chemical Health & Safety. – 2012. – V. 19. – № 2. – P. 22–26.

Cesar R., Silva M., Colonese J., Bidone E., Egler S., Castilhos Z., Polivanov H.
Influence of the properties of tropical soils in the toxicity and bioavailability of heavy metals in sewage sludge-amended lands
Environmental Earth Sciences. – 2012. – V. 66. – № 8. – P. 2281–2292.

Cheng C.-M., Chang Y.-N., Sistani K. R., Wang Y.-W., Lu W.-C., Lin C.-W., Dong J.-H., Hu C.-C., Pan W.-P.
Mercury emission and plant uptake of trace elements during early stage of soil amendment using flue gas desulfurization materials
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. – 2012. – V. 62. – № 2. – P. 139–150.

Dai Z. H., Feng X. B., Sommar J., Li P., Fu X. W.
Spatial distribution of mercury deposition fluxes in Wanshan Hg mining area, Guizhou province, China
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. – 2012. – V. 12. – № 14. – P. 6207–6218.

Drace K., Kiefer A. M., Veiga M. M., Williams M. K., Ascari B., Knapper K. A., Logan K. M., Breslin V. M., Skidmore A., Daniel A. Bolt, Grant Geist, Reidy L., Cizdziel J. V.
Mercury-free, small-scale artisanal gold mining in Mozambique: utilization of magnets to isolate gold at clean tech mine
Journal of Cleaner Production. 2012. V. 32. P. 8895.

Engle M. A., Radke L. F., Heffern E. L., O'Keefe J. M. K., Hower J. C., Smeltzer C. D., Hower

J. M., Olea R. A., Eatwell R. J., Blake D. R., Emsbo-Mattingly S. D., Stout S. A., Queen g., Aggen K. L., Kolker A., Prakash A., Henke K. R., Stracher G. B., Schroeder P. A., Román-Colón Y., ter Schure A.
Gas emissions, minerals, and tars associated with three coal fires, Powder River Basin, USA
Science of the Total Environment. – 2012. – V. 420. – P. 146–159.

Fang P., Cen C.-P., Tang Z.-J.
Experimental study on the oxidative absorption of Hg0 by KMnO4 solution
Chemical Engineering Journal. – 2012. V. 198–199. P. 95–102.

Gu Y.-G., Wang Z.-H., Lu S.-H., Jiang S.-J., Mu D.-H., Shu Y.-H.
Multivariate statistical and GIS-based approach to identify source of anthropogenic impacts on metallic elements in sediments from the mid Guangdong coasts, China
Environmental Pollution. – 2012. – V. 163. – P. 248255.

He F., Wang W., Moon J.-W., Howe J., Pierce E. M., Liang L.
Rapid removal of Hg(II) from aqueous solutions using thiol-functionalized Zn-doped biomagnetite particles
Applied Materials & Interfaces. – 2012. – V. 4. – № 8. – P. 4373–4379.

Higueras P., Amorós J. A., Esbrí J. M., García-Navarro F. J., Pérez de los Reyes C., Moreno G.
Time and space variations in mercury and other trace element contents in olive tree leaves from the Almadén Hg-mining district
Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 2012. V. 123. P. 143–151.

Higueras P., Llanos W., García M. E., Millán R., Serrano C.
Mercury vapor emissions from the Ingenios in Potosí (Bolivia)
Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 2012. V. 116. P. 17.

Josefsson S., Schaanning M., Samuelsson G. S., Gunnarsson J. S., Olofsson I., Eek E., Wiberg K.
Capping efficiency of various carbonaceous and mineral materials for in situ remediation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran contaminated marine sediments: sediment-to-water fluxes and bioaccumulation in Boxcosm tests
Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. V. 46. – № 6. – P. 3343−3351.


Kelly J. G., Han F. X., Su Y., Xia Y., Philips V., Shi Z.,Monts D. L., Pichardo S. T., Xia K.

Rapid determination of mercury in contaminated soil and plant samples using portable mercury direct analyzer without sample preparation, a comparative study
Water, Air & Soil Pollution. 2012. V. 223. – № 5. – P. 2361–2371.



Krisnayanti B. D., Anderson C. W. N., Utomo W. H., Feng X., Handayanto E., Mudarisna N., Ikram H., Khususiah

Assessment of environmental mercury discharge at a four-year-old artisanal gold mining area on Lombok Island, Indonesia

Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 2012. V. 14. № 10. P. 25982607.



Li J.-R., He C., Shang X.-S., Chen J.-S., Yu X.-W., Yao Y.-J.

Oxidation efficiency of elemental mercury in flue gas by SCR De-NOx catalysts

Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology. 2012. V. 40. № 2. P. 241246.



Li P., Feng X., Qiu G., Shang L., Wang S.

Mercury pollution in Wuchuan mercury mining area, Guizhou, Southwestern China: The impacts from large scale and artisanal mercury mining

Environment International. 2012. V. 42. P. 59–66.



Lollobrigida de Souza J. P. B., Nozawa S. R., Honda R. T.

Improper waste disposal of silver-mercury amalgam

Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 2012. V. 88. № 5. P. 797–801.



López-Delgado A., López F. A., Alguacil F. J., Padilla I., Guerrero A.

A microencapsulation process of liquid mercury by sulfur polymer stabilization/solidification technology. Part I: Characterization of materials

Revista de Metalurgia. 2012. V. 48. № 1. P. 4557.



Martin R. S., Witt M. L. I., Sawyer G. M., Thomas H. E., Watt S. F. L., Bagnato E., Calabrese S., A. Aiuppa, Delmelle P., Pyle D. M., Mather T. A.

Bioindication of volcanic mercury (Hg) deposition around Mt. Etna (Sicily)

Chemical Geology. 2012. V. 310311. P. 1222.



Mather T. A., Witt M. L. I., Pyle D. M., Quayle B. M., Aiuppa A., Bagnato E., Martin R. S., Sims K. W. W., Edmonds M., Sutton A. J., Ilyinskaya E.

Halogens and trace metal emissions from the ongoing 2008 summit eruption of Kīlauea volcano, Hawai`i

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. – 2012. – V. 83. P. 292323.



Mekonnen K. N., Ambushe A. A., Chandravanshi B. S., Abshiro M. R., McCrindle R. I., Panichev N.

Distribution of mercury in the sediments of some freshwater bodies in Ethiopia

Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. – 2012. – V. 94. – № 9. – P. 1678–1687.



Nance P., Patterson J., Willis A., Foronda N., Dourson M.

Human health risks from mercury exposure from broken compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. – 2012. – V. 62. – № 3. P. 542552.



Park J., Song W.-Y., Ko D., Eom Y., Hansen T. H., Schiller M., Lee T. G., Martinoia E., Lee Y.

The phytochelatin transporters AtABCC1 and AtABCC2 mediate tolerance to cadmium and mercury

The Plant Journal. 2012. V. 69. № 2. P. 278–288.



Peplow D., Augustine S.

Community-led assessment of risk from exposure to mercury by native Amerindian Wayana in Southeast Suriname

Journal of Environmental and Public Health. – 2012. – V. 2012.



Pudasainee D., Kim J.-H., Yoon Y.-S., Seo Y.-C.

Oxidation, reemission and mass distribution of mercury in bituminous coal-fired power plants with SCR, CS-ESP and wet FGD

Fuel. – 2012. – V. 93. P. 312318.



Qiu G., Feng X., Meng B., Sommar J., Gu C.

Environmental geochemistry of an active Hg mine in Xunyang, Shaanxi Province, China

Applied Geochemistry. – 2012. – V. 27. – № 12. – P. 2280–2288.



Ramos J. Z., Castillos Z. C., Domingo L. M. B.

Avaliação temporal do teor de mercúrio total em cathorops spixii submetidos ao método de conservação para coleções de ictiologia

Jornada de Iniciação Científica-CETEM. 2012. – V. XX. (In Portuguese).

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Rothenberg S. E., Feng X., Zhou W., Tu M., Jin B., You J.

Environment and genotype controls on mercury accumulation in rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivated along a contamination gradient in Guizhou, China

Science of the Total Environment. 2012. V. 426. P. 272–280.



Schuetze J., Kunth D., Weissbach S., Koeser H.

Mercury vapor pressure of flue gas desulfurization scrubber suspensions: effects of pH level, gypsum, and iron

Environmental Science & Technology. 2012. V. 46. № 5. P. 30083013.



de Souza E. M. F., Pontes F. V. M.

Síntese e caracterização de compostos organomercuriais utilizando CG-ICP-MS

Jornada de Iniciação Científica-CETEM. 2012. – V. XX. (In Portuguese).

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Tao S., Li C., Fan X., Zeng G., Lu P., Zhang X., Wen Q., Zhao W., Luo D., Fan C.

Activated coke impregnated with cerium chloride used for elemental mercury removal from simulated flue gas

Chemical Engineering Journal. – 2012. – V. 210. P. 547556.



Thompson M. R.

Mercury contamination review of a residential response

Professional Safety. 2012. V. 57. № 2. P. 5058.



Wang F., Wang H., Zhang F., Zhu J., Tian G., Liu Y., Mao J.

SO2/Hg removal from flue gas by dry FGD

International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. – 2012. – V. 22. – № 1. P. 107110.



Wang J., Feng X., Anderson C. W. N., Wang H., Zheng L., Hu T.

Implications of mercury speciation in thiosulfate treated plants

Environmental Science & Technology. – 2012. – V. 46. – № 10. – P. 5361–5368.



Won J. H., Lee T. G.

Estimation of total annual mercury emissions from cement manufacturing facilities in Korea

Atmospheric Environment. – 2012. – V. 62. – P. 265–271.



Zhang L., Zhuo Y., Du W., Tao Y., Chen C., Xu X.

Hg removal characteristics of noncarbon sorbents in a fixed-bed reactor

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. – 2012. – V. 51. – № 14. – P. 5292–5298.



Zhang W., Tong Y., Hu D., Ou L., Wang X.

Characterization of atmospheric mercury concentrations along an urban–rural gradient using a newly developed passive sampler

Atmospheric Environment. – 2012. V. 47. P. 2632.



Zhang Y., Sun R., Ma M., Wang D.

Study of inhibition mechanism of NO3- on photoreduction of Hg(II) in artificial water

Chemosphere. – 2012. – V. 87. – № 2. P. 171176.



Zhao L., Yang F., Yan X., Huo Z., Zhang G.

Heavy metal concentrations in surface sediments and Manila clams (Ruditapes philippinarum) from the Dalian coast, China after the Dalian port oil spill

Biological Trace Element Research. 2012. V. 149. № 2. P. 241–247.



Zheng Y., Jensen A. D., Windelin C., Jensen F.

Dynamic measurement of mercury adsorption and oxidation on activated carbon in simulated cement kiln flue gas

Fuel. – 2012. – V. 93. – P. 649–657.



Zhu J., Wang D., Ma M.

Mercury release flux and its influencing factors at the air-water interface in paddy field in Chongqing, China

Chinese Science Bulletin. – 2012. – V. 57. – Spec. Issue: Toxic Metal Pollution.