Seasonal assessment of trace element contamination in intertidal sediments of the meso-macrotidal Hooghly (Ganges) River Estuary with a note on mercury speciation
The spatial and seasonal distribution of trace elements (TEs) (n = 16) in surficial sediment were examined along the Hooghly River Estuary (~ 175 km), India. A synchronous elevation of majority of TEs concentration (mg kg− ...
Deposition flow of Mercury and Selenium in hair of riverine in habitants of the Amazon, Brazil
(Institute of Technology Galileo of Amazon, 2018)
This paper provides an estimation of Hg, CH3Hg+ and Se levels in hair samples of riverine inhabitants belonging to Itaituba municipality - Barreiras community (area impacted by gold mining underground) and Juruti ...
Seasonal variation of mercury in commercial fishes of the Amazon Triple Frontier, Western Amazon Basin
Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) has been spreading in the Western Amazon. ASGM is one of the main sources of pollution by anthropogenic mercury on the environment in the Amazon. Ecotoxicological approaches are ...
Mercury contamination of fish and exposures of an indigenous community in Pará state, Brazil
Fish consumption is an important source of protein among indigenous communities in Amazonian Brazil. Exposures to mercury via fish were studied in an indigenous community of the Munduruku reserve, located in the Tapajós ...
Mercury contamination in fish from Santarém, Pará, Brazil
This paper reports on total mercury concentrations in edible tissue from 11 fish species caught in the Municipality of Santarém, Tapajós River Basin, Pará State, which are most consumed by the local population and investigates ...