Atmospheric mercury concentrations in the basin of the amazon, Brazil.


A wide regional mercury pollution in Amazon, Brazil is closely associated with goldmining that has been carried out in the basin of tributaries of the Amazon since the eighteenth century. Possible involvement has been discussed on atmospheric circulation in distributing the volatile pollutant. We developed a portable air sampler for the collection of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02931699