The Relationship and Influencing Factors Water-Gas Interface Mercury Emission Flux and Water Suspended Mercury of a Gold Mining Area River

  • Rui-Ping LiuEmail author
  • You-Ning Xu
  • Jiang-Hua Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Earth Sciences book series (EESCI)


In order to study the coupling relationship and its influencing factors river water-air interface emission flux of mercury with the rivers of mercury, based on the small Qin Lingjin mining area shuangqiao river as the research object, with field investigation, monitoring and indoor suspended adsorption desorption experiments means. Obtaining the datas about winter and summer season water, suspended solids, gaseous mercury and hydrological and meteorological conditions of river. The result show that water velocity and Quantity of flow, relative pressure were positively correlated with the river-gas interface mercury exchange flux; humidity and rivers of mercury volatilize were positively correlated in summer, the winter not no monitoring data shows that correlation; river volatile mercury is restricted in air and water temperatures, Water temperature affect the suspended solids of mercury adsorption desorption, the higher the temperature, the lower adsorption. Mercury not easily soluble in river water, suspended matter mercury concentration as positively related with river-gas interface mercury emission flux. Research results will enrich the river mercury migration transformation rule and pollution prevention and control work.


Gold mining area River Water-gas interface mercury emission flux Water suspended mercury 



This research was financially supported by the Land and Resources Survey Project (121201011000150022 1212010741003); Shaanxi Province Natural Science Foundation Research Project (2015 jm4129), Central Business Expenses for Basic Research of University’s Scientific Research Program (open fund) (310829161128), the Ministry of Land and Resources Research Projects (2008334061), “the Ministry of Land and Resources Public Welfare Industry Scientific Research (201111020121011140)”; Mine Geological Environment, Shaanxi Tongguan Field Base. At the same time thanks to the data analysis from Xiu-hua CHENG of Xi’an test center, professor Juan XIE of Chang’an university provide laborator. Dong GAO of Chang’an university field sampling.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Loess Geological Disaster, Key Laboratory of Subsurface Hydrology and Ecological Effect in Region of Ministry of EducationChina Geological Survey Geological Survey Center of Xi’an, Chang’an UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.China Geological Survey Geological Survey Center of Xi’anXi’anChina

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