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Biomonitoring Laboratory Oriented to Software Applications Development

Pervasive Computing (ICPC), 2015. [10] S.V. Paţurcă, Virtual Instrumentation for Biomonitoring, Ed. Printech, Romania, 2014. [11] R. Lindberg; J. Seo; T.H. Laine, Enhancing Physical Education with Exergames and Wearable Technology, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Vol.PP, Issue: 99, 2016. [12] S.V. Paţurcă, C.K. Bănică, S.D. Grigorescu, St. Gheorghe, Software Platform for Patients Biomonitoring Using Wearable Devices, Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 231, pp. S104, 2016 [13] S.A Hameed., S. Mustapha, A. Mardhiyah, V. Miho, Electronic

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The Use of Water Plants in Biomonitoring And Phytoremediation of Waters Polluted with Heavy Metals

] Rajfur M, Kłos A, Waclawek M. Algae utilization in assessment of the large Turawa Lake (Poland) pollution with heavy metals. J Environ Sci and Health Part A. 2010;46: 1401-1408. DOI:10.1080/10934529.2011.606717. [63] Komulainent SF, Morozov AK. Heavy metal dynamics in the periphyton in small rivers of Kola Peninsula. Water Res. 2010;37(6):874-878. DOI: 10.1134/S0097807810060138. [64] Birungi Z, Masola B, Zaranyika MF, Naigaga I, Marshal B. Active biomonitoring of trace heavy metals fish using (Oreochromis niloticus) as bioindicator

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Biomonitoring climate change and air quality assessment using bioindicators as experimental model

industrial air pollutants on some biochemical parameters and yield in wheat and mustard plants. Environmentalist, 29, 98-104. OECD, 2016, The economic consequences of outdoor air pollution, OECD Publishing, Paris ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264257474-en ). Partha, P. (2014) Biomonitoring with special reference to visible damages in different plant species due to air pollution. Inter. Letters of Nat. Sci. 11(1), 32-37. Pakeman, R., Osborn, D., & Hankard, P. (2000) Plants as biomonitors of atmosphere pollution: A review of their potential use in

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Heavy Metal Accumulation in Leaves of Hydrocharis Morsus-Ranae L. and Biomonitoring Applications

contamination, Aquatic Botany, 83 (2005) 48-60. 4. Bonanno G.: Trace element accumulation and distribution in the organs of Phragmites australis (common reed) and biomonitoring applications, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 74 (2011) 1057-1064. 5. Borišev M., Pajević S., Stanković Ž., Krstić B.: Macrophytes as phytoindicators and potential phytoremediators in aquatic ecosystems , Proceedings 36th International Conference of IAD, Austrian Committee Danube Research / IAD, Vienna, (2006) 76-80. 6. Brooks R.R., Robinson B.H.: Aquatic Phytoremediation by

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Application of algae in active biomonitoring of the selected holding reservoirs in swietokrzyskie province

. 2014;494:144-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.134. [10] Chakraborty S, Bhattacharya T, Singh G, Maity JP. Benthic macroalgae as biological indicators of heavy metal pollution in the marine environments: A biomonitoring approach for pollution assessment. Ecotoxicol Environ Safety. 2013;100:61-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.12.003. [11] Kravtsova A, Milchakova N, Frontasyeva M. Elemental accumulation in the Black Sea brown algae Cystoseira studied by neutron activation analysis. Ecol Chem Eng S. 2014;21(1):9-23. DOI: 10.2478/eces-2014-0001. [12

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Active Moss Biomonitoring of Trace Elements Air Pollution in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

assessment via moss-based measurements in Portland, Oregon. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-938. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 2016. www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/51076 . [4] Aničić M, Tasić M, Frontasyeva MV, Tomašević M, Rajšić S, Strelkova LP, et al. Active biomonitoring with wet and dry moss: a case study in an urban area. Environ Chem Lett. 2009;7(1):55-60. DOI: 10.1007/s10311-008-0135-4. [5] Giordano S, Adamo P, Sorbo S, Vingiani S. Atmospheric trace metal pollution in the Naples urban area

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Spatiotemporal Changes in Atmospheric Deposition Rates Across The Czech Republic Estimated in The Selected Biomonitoring Campaigns. Examples of Results Available For Landscape Ecology and Land Use Planning

, 50(1-2), 63-76. Rühling, Å. & Tyler, G. (1970). Sorption and retention of heavy metals in the woodland moss Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Br. et Sch. Oikos, 21(1), 92-97. Schröder, W., Pesch, R., Harmens, H., Fagerli, H. & Ilyin, I. (2012). Does spatial auto-correlation call for a revision of latest heavy metal and nitrogen deposition maps? Environmental Sciences Europe, 24, 20, 8 pp., (DOI: 10.1186/2190-4715-24-20). Schulz, H., Popp, P., Huhn, G., Stärk, H.J. & Schüürmann, G. (1999). Biomonitoring of airborne

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Biomonitoring of Inland and Inshore Waters with Use of Dreissena Polymorpha Mussels

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The pollution of water that is used for consumption and in agricultural holdings contributes to an increased mortality rate, inhibition of growth and physiological functions, changes in the DNA (genotoxicity), changes within tissues (cytotoxicity) and organs of individuals who are exposed to chemical components. One of the most dangerous toxin classes which have effect on animals and humans who come into contact with contaminated water is the class of cyanobacterial toxins released by dying cyanobacteria. They contribute to very serious health conditions and also to fatalities. Toxins of this type are relatively difficult to detect on account of their seasonal changeability in blooming. One of the most effective methods of detecting water contamination automatically and continuously is biomonitoring with the use of Dreissena polymorpha mussels.

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Modelling of Mercury Emissions from Large Solid Fuel Combustion and Biomonitoring in CZ-PL Border Region

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Tightening of norms for air protection leads to a development of new and significantly more effective techniques for removing particulate matter, SOx and NOx from flue gas which originates from large solid fuel combustion. Recently, it has been found that combinations of these environmental technologies can also lead to the reduction of mercury emissions from coal power plants. Now the greatest attention is paid especially to the coal power plant in Opatovice nad Labem, close to Hradec Kralove. Its system for flue gas dedusting was replaced by a modern type of cloth fabric filter with the highest particle separation efficiency which belongs to the category of BAT. Using this technology, together with modernization of the desulphurisation device and increasing of nitrogen oxides removal efficiency, leads also to a reduction of mercury emissions from this power plant. The University of Hradec Kralove, the Opole University and EMPLA Hradec Kralove successfully cooperate in the field of toxic metals biomonitoring almost 20 years. In the Czech-Polish border region, comprehensive biomonitoring of mercury in bioindicators Xerocomus badius in 9 long-term monitored reference points is done. The values of mercury concentration measured in 2012 and 2016 were compared with values computed by a dispersion model SYMOS′97 (updated 2014). Thanks to modern methods of dedusting and desulphurisation, emissions of mercury from this large coal power plant are now smaller than before and that the downward trends continues. The results indicate that Xerocomus badius is a suitable bioindicator for a long-term monitoring of changes in mercury imissions in this forested border region. This finding is significant because it shows that this region is suitable for leisure, recreation, and rehabilitation.

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THE USE OF NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS IN THE BIOMONITORING OF TRACE ELEMENT DEPOSITION IN THE OPOLE PROVINCE

References [1] Smodiš B, Pignata ML, Saiki M, Cortés E, Bangfa N, Markert B, et al. Validation and application of plants as biomonitors of trace element atmospheric pollution - A co-ordinated effort in 14 countries. J Atmos Chem. 2004;49:3-13. DOI:10.1007/s10874-004-1210-2. [2] Markert B. Definitions and principles for bioindication and biomonitoring of trace metals in the environment. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2007;21(S1):77-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2007.09.015. [3] Fraenzle S, Markert B. Metals in biomass

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