Tehostekuvassa fysiikan laitosta etuoven suunnalta

7. Environmental magnetism

Participating scientists

  • L.J. Pesonen, project leader
  • M. Bucko
  • T. Magiera
  • P. Janus

Project goals

Geophysical methods, notably magnetic methods have been applied in studying the traffic-induced pollution (including harmful heavy metal particles) along roadsides.

Highlights

Magnetic susceptibility (κ) of roadside topsoil (10 cm).

Magnetic susceptibility of roadside topsoil (10 cm)

Recent publications

  • Bucko, M.S., Magiera, T., Johanson, B., Petrovsky, E., Pesonen, L.J., 2011. Identification of magnetic particulates in road dust accumulated on roadside snow using magnetic, geochemical and micro-morphological analyses. Environmental Pollution, 159, 1266-1276.
  • Bucko, M.S., Magiera, T., Pesonen, L.J., Janus, B., 2010. Magnetic, Geo- chemical, and Microstructural Characteristics of Road Dust on Roadsides with Different Traffic Volumes - Case Study from Finland. In: Water, Air and Soil Pollution. Vol. 209, No. 1-4, 295-306.
  • Bucko, M.S., Magiera, T., Johanson B., Petrovsky, E., Pesonen, L.J., 2011. Identification of magnetic particulates in road dust accumulated on roadside snow using magnetic, geochemical and micro-morphological analyses, GeoMed 2011 - 4th International Conference on Medical Geology, 20-26.9.2011, Bari, Italy.