• Nguyễn An Sơn Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Đoàn Phan Thảo Tiên Nhatrang Institute of Technology Research and Application, Viet Nam
  • Lê Hồng Khiêm The Institute of Physics of Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Thị Minh Sang Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Thị Nguyệt Hà Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Phạm Đăng Quyết Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Đình Trung Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Hồ Hữu Thắng Nuclear Research Institute, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Trương Dương Cầm Dalat University, Viet Nam



Atmospheric deposition, Baoloc, Barbula indica, TXRF.


In this investigation, the Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence (TXRF) technique detected 24 elements: Al, P, S, Cl, K, Sr, Sc, Ti, Mn, Fe, Co, Cu, Zn, As, Br, Ba, La, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ta, Pb, Th, and U in Barbula indica moss collected at Baoloc (Vietnam) from November 2019 to March 2020. Factor analysis was used to explain contamination sources at the sampling sites. This study showed that the passive moss biomonitoring and TXRF techniques are efficient and very suitable for detecting trace elements due to atmospheric deposition in developing countries, especially Vietnam and some Asian countries.


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Sơn, N. A., Tiên, Đoàn P. T., Khiêm, L. H., Sang, N. T. M., Hà, N. T. N., Quyết, P. Đăng, Trung, N. Đình, Thắng, H. H., & Cầm, N. T. D. (2020). ANALYSIS OF TRACE ELEMENT ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION BY BARBULA INDICA MOSS AT BAOLOC USING THE TOTAL REFLECTION X-RAY FLUORESCENCE TECHNIQUE. Dalat University Journal of Science, 10(3), 98-109.