Mercury: A Challenge for Lake Monitoring

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. Matti Verta

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch17

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Verta, M. (2000) Mercury: A Challenge for Lake Monitoring, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • global mercury cycle;
  • methylmercury cycle;
  • environmental change;
  • mercury concentrations;
  • mercury monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Global mercury cycle

  • Processes of mercury cycles in lakes

  • The methylmercury cycle in aquatic systems

  • Environmental change/methylmercury concentration in fish

  • Mercury concentrations in aquatic systems

  • Objectives for mercury monitoring

  • Conclusions