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Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process ePub download

by Michael S. Bank

  • Author: Michael S. Bank
  • ISBN: 0520271637
  • ISBN13: 978-0520271630
  • ePub: 1410 kb | FB2: 1171 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Engineering
  • Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (May 31, 2012)
  • Pages: 360
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process ePub download

University of california press.

This timely reference also provides recommendations on mercury remediation, risk communication, education, and monitoring. University of california press. Berkeley Los Angeles London.

Book Description: Mercury pollution and contamination are widespread . In 1972, the science of mercury in the environment was in its infancy.

Book Description: Mercury pollution and contamination are widespread, well documented, and continue to pose a public health concern in both developed and developing countries.

Using a systems-level approach, this book provides recommendations on mercury remediation, risk communication, education, and monitoring.

Michael Bank’s book provides a welcome update to the state of the art on mercury pollution. The book provides a very comprehensive synthesis of the key aspects of the mercury cycle in the global environment. Environment And Ecology 2012-10-01). Thorough, scholarly, and engaged. Special attention is devoted to human exposure and remediation strategies and the implications of these for environmental justice and policy.

Mercury in the Environment Pattern and Process. Mercury pollution and contamination are widespread, well documented, and continue to pose a public health concern in both developed and developing countries.

Bank, Michael S. ISBN-13.

This timely reference also provides recommendations on mercury remediation, risk communication, education, and monitoring"-. Bank, Michael S.

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Mercury in the environment. Read and translate the text. Mercury is known to be a rare element. Mercury today is used on a substantial scale in chemical industries, it being used in the manufacture of paints and paper as well as in agriculture

Mercury in the environment. The element is found in trace amounts throughout the lithosphere (rocks and soil), the hydrosphere, the atmosphere and the biosphere (in tissues of plants and animals). In the rocks and soil mercury is found to be measured in fractions of one part per million. In the hydrosphere (the seas and fresh waters) it occurs only in parts per billion. Mercury today is used on a substantial scale in chemical industries, it being used in the manufacture of paints and paper as well as in agriculture. The world production of mercury has been found to amount to about 10,000 tons per year.

Mercury pollution and contamination are widespread, well documented, and continue to pose a public health concern in both developed and developing countries. In response to a growing need for understanding the cycling of this ubiquitous pollutant, the science of mercury has grown rapidly to include the fields of biogeochemistry, economics, sociology, public health, decision sciences, physics, global change, and mathematics. Only recently have scientists begun to establish a holistic approach to studying mercury pollution that integrates chemistry, biology, and human health sciences. Mercury in the Environment follows the process of mercury cycling through the atmosphere, through terrestrial and aquatic food webs, and through human populations to develop a comprehensive perspective on this important environmental problem. This timely reference also provides recommendations on mercury remediation, risk communication, education, and monitoring.