Investigation of mercury deposition and potential sources at six sites from the Pacific Coast to the Great Basin, USA.

@article{Wright2014InvestigationOM,
  title={Investigation of mercury deposition and potential sources at six sites from the Pacific Coast to the Great Basin, USA.},
  author={Genine Wright and Mae Sexauer Gustin and Peter Weiss-Penzias and Matthieu B. Miller},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2014},
  volume={470-471},
  pages={1099-113}
}
The Western Airborne Contaminants Assessment Project showed that USA National Parks had fish mercury (Hg) concentrations above threshold concentrations set for wildlife. Since significant areas of the Western USA are arid, we hypothesized that dry deposition would be important. The primary question was whether sources of Hg were local and thus, easily… CONTINUE READING