The Amazon gold rush and environmental mercury contamination / Daniel Marcos Bonotto and Ene Glória da Silveira [E-Book]
Bonotto, Daniel Marcos
Silveira, Ene Gloria da.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009
vi, 131 pages : illustrations, maps (some col.).
englisch
Environmental science, engineering and technology series
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Table of Contents:
  • The mercury use during the Amazaon gold rush
  • Mercury in the environment
  • The Madeira River Basin at Rondônia State, Brazil
  • Measuring mercury
  • Mercury and other parameters in waters of Madeira River
  • Hydrochemical relationships in Madeira River
  • Mercury and other parameters in rocks, suspended solids and sediments from Madeira River
  • The mobility of mercury and other elements in the Madeira River
  • Mercury in lake sediments from Madeira River Basin
  • The association of mercury and selenium in sediments from Madeira River Basin
  • Mercury in fishes from Madeira River Basin
  • The future challenges.