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Pesticides in the atmosphere of the Mississippi River Valley, part I — rain

Overview of attention for article published in Science of the Total Environment, April 2000
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Title
Pesticides in the atmosphere of the Mississippi River Valley, part I — rain
Published in
Science of the Total Environment, April 2000
DOI 10.1016/s0048-9697(99)00543-4
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Authors

Michael S Majewski, William T Foreman, Donald A Goolsby

Abstract

Weekly composite rainfall samples were collected in three paired urban and agricultural regions of the Midwestern United States and along the Mississippi River during April-September 1995. The paired sampling sites were located in Mississippi, Iowa, and Minnesota. A background site, removed from dense urban and agriculture areas, was located near Lake Superior in Michigan. Herbicides were the predominant type of pesticide detected at every site. Each sample was analyzed for 47 compounds and 23 of 26 herbicides, 13 of 18 insecticides, and three of three related transformation products were detected in one or more sample from each paired site. The detection frequency of herbicides and insecticides were nearly equivalent at the paired Iowa and Minnesota sites. In Mississippi, herbicides were detected more frequently at the agricultural site and insecticides were detected more frequently at the urban site. The highest total wet depositional amounts (microg pesticide/m2 per season) occurred at the agricultural sites in Mississippi (1980 microg/m2) and Iowa (490 microg/m2) and at the urban site in Iowa (696 microg/m2). Herbicides accounted for the majority of the wet depositional loading at the Iowa and Minnesota sites, but methyl parathion (1740 microg/m2) was the dominant compound contributing to the total loading at the agricultural site in Mississippi. Atrazine, CIAT (a transformation product of atrazine and propazine) and dacthal were detected most frequently (76, 53, and 53%, respectively) at the background site indicating their propensity for long-range atmospheric transport.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Unknown 53 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 15 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 24%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 18%
Professor 4 7%
Student > Bachelor 3 5%
Other 10 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 18 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 16%
Unspecified 7 13%
Chemistry 6 11%
Engineering 6 11%
Other 9 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 September 2008.
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#3,517,538
of 12,269,321 outputs
Outputs from Science of the Total Environment
#2,645
of 8,421 outputs
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#114,332
of 338,788 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science of the Total Environment
#143
of 424 outputs
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