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EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > TRACE ELEMENTS/TRACE METALS
Definition:
Trace elements are elements that occur in minute quantities. Trace elements
can include copper, silicon, cobalt, iron, zinc, iodine, and manganese.
 
Reference:
Porteous, A. 1996. Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology, 2nd ed.
John Wiley and Sons, NY.
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