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Main Title Mercury in the biogeochemical cycle : natural environments and hydroelectric reservoirs of Northern Québec (Canada) /
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Author Title of a Work
Lucotte, Marc,
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 41049603
ISBN 354065755X; 9783540657552
Subjects Mercury--Environmental aspects--Québec (Province) ; Mercury cycle (Biogeochemistry)--Québec (Province) ; Hydroelectric power plants--Environmental aspects--Québec (Province) ; Reservoir ecology--Québec (Province) ; Mercure--Aspect de l'environnement--Québec (Canada ; Mercure--Cycles biogéochimiques--Québec (Canada ; Centrales hydroélectriques--Aspect de l'environnement--Québec (Canada, province) ; âEcologie des ršervoirs--Québec (Canada
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  QH545.M4M36 1999 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/23/2016
Collation xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334).
Contents Notes
1. Introduction -- 2. Analysis of Total Mercury and Methylmercury in Environmental Samples -- 3. Mercury in Natural Lakes and Unperturbed Terrestrial Ecosystems of Northern Quebec -- 4. Bioaccumulation of Mercury and Methylmercury in Invertebrates from Natural Boreal Lakes -- 5. Mercury in Fish of Natural Lakes of Northern Quebec -- 6. Mercury in Birds and Mammals -- 7. In Vitro Release of Mercury and Methylmercury from Flooded Organic Matter -- 8. Mercury Dynamics at the Flooded Soil-Water Interface In Reservoirs of Northern Quebec: in Situ Observations -- 9. Bioaccumulation of Methylmercury in Invertebrates from Boreal Hydroelectric Reservoirs -- 10. Mercury Accumulation in Fish from the La Grande Complex: Influence of Feeding Habits and Concentrations of Mercury in Ingested Prey -- 11. Post-Impoundment Evolution of Fish Mercury Levels at the La Grande Complex, Quebec, Canada (from 1978 to 1996) -- 12. Calculated Fluxes of Mercury to Fish in the Robert-Bourassa Reservoir -- 13. Assessment of the Ecotoxic Risk of Methylmercury Exposure in Mink (Mustela vison) Inhabiting Northern Quebec -- 14. Breeding Success of Osprey under High Seasonal Methylmercury Exposure -- 15. Synthesis -- 16. Conclusion and Prospects.