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Mercury Hazards to Living Organisms

By: Ronald Eisler
344 pages
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Mercury Hazards to Living Organisms
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  • Mercury Hazards to Living Organisms ISBN: 9780849392122 Hardback Mar 2006 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
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This book discusses the biological, physical, and chemical properties of mercury and its compounds. It documents the significance of mercury concentrations in abiotic materials, plants, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, elasmobranches, fishes, birds, as well as humans and other mammals. It examines variables that modify toxicity and explores lethal and sublethal effects of inorganic and organic mercury compounds. Also included are case sudies and lists of proposed mercury criteria for the protection of resources and health.


MERCURY SOURCES, USES, PROPERTIES, TRANSPORT, POISONING MECHANISMS, AND TREATMENTIntroductionReferencesMercury Uses and SourcesUsesSourcesSummaryReferencesPropertiesPhysicalChemicalBiologicalBioche micalMercury Transport and SpeciationMercury MeasurementSummaryReferencesMercury Poisoning and TreatmentPoisoningMercury TreatmentSummaryReferencesMERCURY CONCENTRATIONS IN FIELD COLLECTIONS OF ABIOTIC MATERIALS, PLANTS, AND ANIMALSMercury Concentrations in Abiotic MaterialsAirCoalSedimentsSewage SludgeSnow and IceSoilsWaterSummaryReferencesMercury Concentrations in Plants and AnimalsAlgae and MacrophytesInvertebratesElasmobranchs and Bony FishesAmphibians and ReptilesBirdsHumansOther MammalsSummaryReferencesMercury Concentrations in Abiotic Materials and Multitaxonomic Field CollectionsAsiaBrazilCaribbean RegionEuropeIndiaNorth AmericaPolar RegionSummaryReferencesLETHAL AND SUBLETHAL EFFECTS OF MERCURY UNDER CONTROLLED CONDITIONSLethal Effects of MercuryAquatic OrganismsTerrestrial InvertebratesReptilesBirdsMammalsSummaryReferencesSublethal Effects of MercuryCarcinogenicity, Genotoxicity, and TeratogenicityBacteria and Other MicroorganismsTerrestrial PlantsTerrestrial InvertebratesAquatic PlantsAquatic AnimalsBirdsMammalsSummaryReferencesCASE HISTORIESCase Histories: Mercury Poisoning in Japan and Other LocationsMinamata, JapanNiigata Prefecture, JapanTokuyama Bay, JapanGuizhou, ChinaFaroe IslandsRepublic of SeychellesNew ZealandOntario, CanadaSummaryReferencesCase Histories: Mercury Hazards from Gold MiningHistoryEcotoxicological Aspects of AmalgamationSummaryReferencesPROPOSED MERCURY CRITERIA, CONCLUDING REMARKSProposed Mercury Criteria for Protection of Natural Resources and Human HealthAgricultural CropsAquatic LifeBirdsMammalsHuman HealthSummaryReferencesConcluding RemarksIndex

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By: Ronald Eisler
344 pages
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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