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A new paper has been published as an output of the EU LIfe Apex (https://lifeapex.eu/) project involving the analysis of samples provided by the PBMS. The paper demonstrates the importance of in-year seasonal fluctuations to metal exposure in the common buzzard (Buteo buteo), based on 72 samples from the UK in the period 2001-2019.
For the full text, see https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121308.
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The importance of in-year seasonal fluctuations for biomonitoring of apex predators: A case study of 14 essential and non-essential elements in the liver of the common buzzard (Buteo buteo) in the United Kingdom. Shinji Ozaki, Paola Movalli, Alessandra Cincinelli, Nikiforos Alygizakis, Alexander Badry, Jacqueline S. Chaplow, Daniela Claßen, René W.R. J. Dekker, Beverley Dodd, Guy Duke, Jan Koschorreck, M. Glória Pereira, Elaine Potter, Jaroslav Slobodnik, Sarah Thacker, Nikolaos S. Thomaidis, Gabriele Treu, and Lee Walker. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121308