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Modelled and measured arsenic exposure around a power station in Slovakia. / Keegan, T. J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J.; Pesch, B.; Ranft, U.; Thornton, I.; EXPASCAN Study Grp.

In: Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 27, No. 5, 05.2012, p. 1013-1019.

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Keegan, TJ, Nieuwenhuijsen, MJ, Pesch, B, Ranft, U, Thornton, I & EXPASCAN Study Grp 2012, 'Modelled and measured arsenic exposure around a power station in Slovakia', Applied Geochemistry, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 1013-1019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.11.006

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Keegan, T. J., Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., Pesch, B., Ranft, U., Thornton, I., & EXPASCAN Study Grp (2012). Modelled and measured arsenic exposure around a power station in Slovakia. Applied Geochemistry, 27(5), 1013-1019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.11.006

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Keegan TJ, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Pesch B, Ranft U, Thornton I, EXPASCAN Study Grp. Modelled and measured arsenic exposure around a power station in Slovakia. Applied Geochemistry. 2012 May;27(5):1013-1019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.11.006

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Keegan, T. J. ; Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J. ; Pesch, B. ; Ranft, U. ; Thornton, I. ; EXPASCAN Study Grp. / Modelled and measured arsenic exposure around a power station in Slovakia. In: Applied Geochemistry. 2012 ; Vol. 27, No. 5. pp. 1013-1019.

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