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Main Title Mercury in the Environment. A Compilation of Papers on the Abundance, Distribution, and Testing of Mercury in Rocks, Soils, Waters, Plants, and the Atmosphere.
CORP Author Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1970
Report Number USGS-Professional Paper-713; EPA/540/9-70/002;
Stock Number PB-270 701
Additional Subjects Mercury(Metal) ; Geochemistry ; Raw materials ; Bibliographies ; Rocks ; Soils ; Atmospheric composition ; Environmental impacts ; Supply(Economics) ; Mercury ore deposits ; Fossil fuels ; Transport properties ; Plants(Botany) ; Ecology ; Distribution ; Monitoring ; Reserves ; Pollution ; Commodity management ; Baseline studies
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-270 701 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 73p
This document is a compilation of papers on the abundance, distribution, and testing of mercury in rocks, soils, waters, plants and the atmosphere. The report discusses known facts about mercury -- where, and in what forms and quantities mercury is found; how it behaves in air, water, and earth materials; the impact of man's activities on its distribution; and the effects of the element on our lives. Furthermore, mercury is a strategic metal, and, because the United States has traditionally relied on imports for approximately half of its requirements, there is obvious need for better understanding of the occurrence and distribution of mercury in this country.