Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Human Health Issues

Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Human Health Issues : Fourth International Conference, August 4-8 1996,Hamburg, Germany

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PART 1 FISH CONSUMPTION AND METHYLMERCURY EXPOSURE IN THE AMAZON A. C. BARBOSA, A. M. GARCIA, J. R. DESOUZAI Mercurycontamination inhairofriverine 1-8 populations of Apiacas Reserve in the Brazilian Amazon E. D. BIDONE, Z. C. CASTILHOS, T. J. S. SANTOS, T. M. C. SOUZA and L. D. LACERDA I Fish contamination and human exposure to mercury in Tartarugalzinho River, Amapa State, Northern Amazon, Brazil. A screening approach 9-15 H. A. KEHRIG, O. MALM and H. AKAGI I Methylmercury in hair samples from different riverine groups, Amazon, Brazil 17-29 J. LEBEL, M. ROULET, D. MERGLER, M. LUCOTTE and F. LARRIBE I Fish diet and 31-44 mercury exposure in a riparian Amazonian population O. MALM. , J. R. D. GUIMARAES, M. B. CASTRO, W. R. BASTOS, J. P. VIANA, F. J. P. BRANCHES, E. G. SILVEIRA and W. C. PFEIFFER I Follow-up of mercury levels in fish, human hairand urine in the Madeira and Tapaj6s basins, Amazon, Brazil 45-51 PART 2 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LONG TERM EXPOSURE G. J. MYERS, P. W. DAVIDSON, C. COX, C. F. SHAMLAYE, O. CHOISY, E. CERNICHIARI, A. CHOI, J. SLOANE-REEVES, C. AXTELL, P. GAO and T. W. CLARKSON I The Seychelles child development study: Results and new directions through twenty-nine months 53-61 B. WHEATLEY, S. PARADIS, M. LASSONDE, M. -F. GIGUERE and S.
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  • Hardback | 202 pages
  • 161.5 x 248.4 x 17.5mm | 494.42g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from WATER, AIR, & SOIL POLLUTION, 97:1-2, 1997
  • IX, 202 p.
  • 0792346793
  • 9780792346791

Table of contents

Preface. Part I: Fish Consumption and Methylmercury Exposure in the Amazon. Mercury Contamination in Hair of Riverine Populations of Apiacas Reserve in the Brazilian Amazon; A.C. Barbosa, et al. Fish Contamination and Human Exposure to Mercury in Tartarugaizinho River, Amapa State, Northern Amazon, Brazil. A Screening Approach; E.D. Bidone, et al. Methylmercury in Hair Samples from Different Riverine Groups, Amazon, Brazil; H.A. Kehrig, et al. Fish Diet and Mercury Exposure in Riparian Amazonian Populations; J. Lebel, et al. Follow-Up of Mercury Levels in Fish, Human Hair and Urine in the Madeira and Tapajos Basins, Amazon, Brazil; O. Malm, et al. Part II: Child Development and Long Term Exposure. The Seychelles Child Development Study: Results and New Directions through Twenty-Nine Months; G.J. Myers, et al. Exposure Patterns and Long Term Sequelae on Adults and Children in Two Canadian Indigenous Communities Exposed to Methylmercury; B. Wheatley, et al. Part III: Policy and Program Considerations. Mercury in Northern Quebec: Role of the Mercury Agreement and Status of Research and Monitoring; G. Chevalier, et al. Social and Cultural Impacts of Mercury Pollution on Aboriginal Peoples in Canada; M.A. Wheatley. Part IV: Modelling, Risk Assessment and Exposure Estimates. Risk Assessment of Mercury in Alta Floresta, Amazon Basin, Brazil; S. Hacon, et al. Estimating Risks from Exposure to Methylmercury: Application to First Nations People in Canada; S. Hoover, et al. Estimating Exposure to Methylmercury: Effects of Uncertainties; F.W. Lipfert. Mercury Contamination through Fish Consumption: A Model for Predicting and Preventing Hazardous Behaviour on a Community Level; S. Paradis, et al.Probabilistic Assessment of Regional Mercury Exposure; C. Seigneur, et al. Part V: Occupational Exposure. The Health Safety Programme for Workers Exposed to Elemental Mercury at the Mercury Mine in Idrija; A. Kobal, T. Dizdarevi . Exposure to Metallic Mercury in Workers in a Tropical Chloralkali Plant Evaluated through Urine Analysis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; O. Malm, et al. Mercury Values in Urine from Inhabitants of St. Petersburg; S.E. Pogarev, et al.
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