Book 2014

Impacts of Selenium on the Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury in Terrestrial Ecosystems in Mercury Mining Areas

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ISBN: 978-3-642-54918-2 (Print) 978-3-642-54919-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      Research Background

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      Chapter

      Pages 17-34

      Advances in Research on the Mechanisms of Selenium–Mercury Interactions and Health Risk Assessment

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-45

      Research Subject, Methods and Significance

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-51

      Overview of the Study Area (Wanshan)

  3. Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury and Selenium and Their Interactions in River System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-82

      Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury in River System

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-97

      Biogeochemical Cycles of Selenium in River System

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      Chapter

      Pages 99-102

      Interactions of Mercury and Selenium in River System

  4. Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury and Selenium and Their Interactions in Soil-Rice System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-116

      Biogeochemical Cycles of Mercury in Soil-Rice System

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      Chapter

      Pages 117-133

      Biogeochemical Cycles of Selenium in Soil-Rice System

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-149

      Interactions of Mercury and Selenium in Soil-Rice System

  5. Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Mercury and Selenium

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-165

      Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Mercury

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-172

      Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Selenium

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      Chapter

      Pages 173-186

      Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure of Mercury and Selenium Considering Selenium–Mercury Interactions

  6. Conclusions and Prospect

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Chapter

      Pages 189-192

      Conclusions

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-193

      Research Needs and Future Outlook