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dc.contributor.authorSilva-Oliveira, Luis-Felipe
dc.contributor.authorSantosh, M.
dc.contributor.authorSchindler, Michael
dc.contributor.authorGasparotto, Juciano
dc.contributor.authorDotto, G. L.
dc.contributor.authorSilva-Oliveira, Marcos-Leandro
dc.contributor.authorHochella, Michael F.Jr
dc.contributor.otherSilva-Oliveira, Marcos-Leandroes_PE
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-04T17:09:30Z
dc.date.available2021-02-04T17:09:30Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.citationSilva, L.F.O., Santosh, M., Schindler, M., Gasparotto, J., Dotto, G.L., Oliveira, M.L.S. & Hochella, M.F. (2021). Nanoparticles in fossil and mineral fuel sectors and their impact on environment and human health: A review and perspective. Gondwana Research, 92, 184-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2020.12.026es_PE
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12724/12469
dc.descriptionIndexado en Scopuses_PE
dc.description.abstractNanoscience and technology have enabled better insights into the environmental and health impacts arising from the mining, production and use of fossil and mineral fuels. Here we provide an overview of the nanoscience-based applications and discoveries concerning coal and mineral fuel (i.e., uranium-containing minerals) mining, refining/production, use, and disposal of wastes. These processes result in massive nanoparticle release and secondary nanoparticle generation which have highly significant environmental implications and human health consequences on local, regional, and even global levels. Until recently, very little was known about nanoparticle fractions. Recent advancements and sophistications enable us to detect, collect and study these materials which are roughly 1 nm (0.001 µm) up to several tens of nanometers in size. These materials are known to behave differently (chemically, electrically, and mechanically), relative to their macroscopic equivalents. This is what makes nanoscience fascinating and difficult to predict, underscoring the importance of this emerging new field. For example, nanoparticles associated with coal and mineral fuel influence the release, uptake, and transportation of hazardous elements associated with mining, processing, and waste storage in the surrounding areas. This includes long distance transport down streams, rivers, and eventually to oceans such as from coal and uranium mine drainages. In terms of human health, in all phases of mining, production/refining, use, and waste disposal, the associated nanoparticles can be acquired through oral ingestion, inhalation, and dermal absorption. Inhalation has been shown to be particularly damaging, where lung, heart, kidney, and brain diseases are prevalent. Relative to all other fields of science and engineering associated with coal and mineral fuel mining, production, use, and clean-up efforts, nanoscience, although a much newer field then the rest by comparison, is still greatly under-represented and under-utilized. There is also a continuing gap between what we so far know about the behavior of nanoparticles, and what remains to be discovered.es_EN
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dc.language.isoenges_PE
dc.publisherElsevieres_PE
dc.relation.ispartofurn:issn:1342-937X
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccesses_PE
dc.rightsAtribución 4.0 Internacional (CC BY 4.0)
dc.sourceRepositorio Institucional - Ulimaes_PE
dc.sourceUniversidad de Limaes_PE
dc.subjectCombustibles fósileses_PE
dc.subjectContaminanteses_PE
dc.subjectSalud pública
dc.subjectFossil fuels
dc.subjectPollutants
dc.subjectPublic health
dc.subject.classificationCiencias / Medio ambiente, Ecologíaes_PE
dc.titleNanoparticles in fossil and mineral fuel sectors and their impact on environment and human health: A review and perspectivees_EN
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_PE
dc.type.otherArtículo en Scopuses_PE
dc.identifier.journalGondwana Research
dc.publisher.countryNLes_PE
dc.description.peer-reviewRevisión por pareses_PE
dc.subject.ocdehttps://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#2.01.00es_PE
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2020.12.026


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