2005

Dynamics of Mercury Pollution on Regional and Global Scales:

Atmospheric Processes and Human Exposures Around the World

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ISBN: 978-0-387-24493-8 (Print) 978-0-387-24494-5 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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    Where We Stand on Mercury Pollution and its Health Effects on Regional and Global Scales

  2. International and Regional Perspectives

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      Pages 25-50

      Global Mercury Production, Use and Trade

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      Pages 51-64

      Mercury Emissions from Anthropogenic Sources: Estimates and Measurements for Europe

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      Pages 65-80

      Legislation and Policy Concerning Mercury in the European Union

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      Pages 81-89

      The DG Research Perspective-Research on Hg Supported by the European Commission

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      Pages 91-120

      Perspective on Mercury: Progress Through Cooperation

  3. Monitoring and Analytical Methods

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      Pages 123-151

      The Monitoring and Modelling of Hg Species in Support of Local, Regional and Global Modelling

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      Pages 153-190

      Determination of Mercury and its Compounds in Water, Sediment, Soil and Biological Samples

  4. Chemical and Physical Processes

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      Pages 193-212

      Environmental Chamber Studies of Mercury Reactions in the Atmosphere

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      Pages 213-239

      Air-sea Exchange and Marine Boundary Layer Atmospheric Transformation of Hg and their Importance in the Global Mercury Cycle

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      Pages 241-259

      Terrestial Hg Fluxes: Is the Next Exchange Up, Down, or Neither?

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      Pages 261-294

      Chemical Transformation of Gaseous Elemental Hg in the Atmosphere

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      Pages 295-317

      Modelling Chemical and Physical Processes of Hg Compounds in the Marine Boundary Layer

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      Pages 319-342

      Modelling Transport and Transformation of Hg and its Compounds in Continental Air Masses

  5. Human Exposure

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      Pages 345-384

      Exposure to Mercury in the Americas

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      Pages 385-403

      Exposure to Hg in the General Population of Europe and the Arctic

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      Pages 405-419

      Methylmercury Exposure in General Populations of Japan, Asia and Oceania

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      Pages 421-450

      Mercury Pollution from Artisanal Gold Mining in Block B, El Callao, Bolivar State, Venezuela

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      Pages 451-466

      An Ecosystem Approach to Describe the Mercury Issue in Canada: From Mercury Sources to Human Health

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      Pages 467-490

      The GEF/UNDP/UNIDO Global Mercury Project — Environmental and Health Results from a Small-Scale Gold Mining Site in Tanzania

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