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Heavy Metal Exposure Risks for Children in the Soil-Dust-Plant Environment

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental Sciences".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2024) | Viewed by 310

Special Issue Editor

Key Laboratory of Integrated Regulation and Resource Development on Shallow Lakes, Ministry of Education, College of Environment, Hohai University, Nanjing 210098, China
Interests: soil; cadmium; average daily intake

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Anthropogenic activities, including urbanization, agriculture, and industrialization, have caused an increase in trace metals in soil, dust, plants, and water and resulted in various problems in human and ecosystem health. Potentially toxic metals (PTMs) may enter the human body through inhalation of dust, the direct ingestion of soil, and the consumption of food plants grown in metal-contaminated soil. Though the exposure risks of PTMs in a single environmental medium has been studied for decades, a systematic understanding of the exposure risks of heavy metals in soil, dust, and plants is needed to mitigate their negative impacts on human (especially children) and environmental health.

Dr. Yimin Wang
Guest Editor

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  • existence of PTMs in the soil, dust, and plant environment
  • risk assessment of PTMs for living organisms (especially for children) in the soil–dust–plant environment
  • theory, methods, and techniques for monitoring the exposure of PTMs for living organisms (especially for children) in the soil-dust-plant environment
  • the remediation and management tools of PTMs in the soil–dust–plant environment
  • efficient policies for children health improvement during the exposure of PTMs

Published Papers

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