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Table 3 Statistical values for determinations of heavy metals in reference materials during the measurement period

From: Spatial structures of heavy metals and nitrogen accumulation in moss specimens sampled between 1990 and 2015 throughout Germany

  References Measurements RR (%)
MV ± SD MV ± SD RSD (%)
Cd 0.04 ± 0.004 0.040 ± 0.001 1.7 100.7
Cr 0.04 ± 0.004 0.041 ± 0.001 2.3 101.8
Pb 0.04 ± 0.004 0.041 ± 0.001 1.9 101.3
Hg 2 ± 0.2 2.033 ± 0.054 2.7 101.7
  1. MV ± SD mean value ± standard deviation (in mg/L, µg/L for Hg), RSD relative standard deviation, RR recovery rate, related to the reference