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Volume 2013, Article ID 426492, 7 pages
Research Article

Assessment of Spatial Variability of Heavy Metals in Metropolitan Zone of Toluca Valley, Mexico, Using the Biomonitoring Technique in Mosses and TXRF Analysis

1Environmental Science Division, National Institute for Nuclear Research, Carretera México-Toluca S/N, La Marquesa, 52750 Ocoyoacac, MEX, Mexico
2Autonomous University of Mexico State, Unidad San Cayetano, 50294 Tlachaloya, MEX, Mexico
3Technology Institute of Toluca, Apartado Postal 890, 52149 Metepec, MEX, Mexico

Received 10 April 2013; Accepted 26 May 2013

Academic Editors: A. J. Aller, A. A. El-Sayed, A. A. Menegário, and C. Pistos

Copyright © 2013 Graciela Zarazúa-Ortega et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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