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 ...
Mercury exposures in riverside amazon communities in Para, Brazil
Cross-sectional studies were conducted in three riverside communities in the state of Para in the Amazon Region of Brazil. Two of these communities, Brasilia Legal and Sao Luis do Tapajos, are located in a watershed exposed ...
Evaluation of total mercury concentrations in fish consumed in the municipality of Itaituba, Tapajos River Basin, Para, Brazil
The environmental exposure to mercury by riverine and Indian communities can occur through the ingestion of fish and products contaminated by mercury compounds. The present study aims to evaluate the total mercury concentration ...
Application of the quartz crystal microbalance method for measuring mercury in the air of working environments involved to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM)
(Nihon Bunseki Kagakkai, 2020)
Artisanal small gold mining (ASGM) is responsible for approximately 40% of the total Hg emissions into the atmosphere worldwide. In developing countries, many people are engaged in ASGM activities. We developed a small, ...