Export of mercury downstream from reservoirs.

@article{Schetagne2000ExportOM,
  title={Export of mercury downstream from reservoirs.},
  author={R Schetagne and J F Doyo and Jacques J. A. Fournier},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2000},
  volume={260 1-3},
  pages={135-45}
}
Environmental effects monitoring at the La Grande hydroelectric complex (Québec, Canada) revealed important increases in mercury levels in fish caught downstream from reservoirs. A study was carried out in 1997 immediately below the Caniapiscau Reservoir to identify by which components mercury is transported downstream from reservoirs and to assess the amount of mercury being exported. Stomach contents of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) captured immediately below the Caniapiscau… CONTINUE READING

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