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Summary and Outlook

  • Luiz D. de Lacerda
  • Wim Salomons
Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

It is difficult to draw parallels between mercury contamination in temperate climates, where most of the research has been carried out, and the tropical climates. Differences exist between the use of mercury (socioeconomic dimension) and its cycling in the environment (ecological dimension).

Keywords

Temperate Climate Critical Group Tropical Ecosystem Mercury Contamination Temperate Ecosystem 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luiz D. de Lacerda
    • 1
  • Wim Salomons
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Geoquimica Centro NiteroiUniversidade Federal FluminenseRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.GKSS Research CenterGeesthachtGermany

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