Mercury exposure in two coastal communities of the Bay of Fundy, Canada.

@article{Legrand2005MercuryEI,
  title={Mercury exposure in two coastal communities of the Bay of Fundy, Canada.},
  author={Melissa Legrand and Paul Arp and Charlie Ritchie and Hing M. Chan},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2005},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={14-21}
}
There is a rising global concern with regard to mercury (Hg) exposure among coastal populations. Two communities on the Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick, Canada) were assessed by hair monitoring and dietary methods. Average concentration of total Hg in hair was 0.70+/-0.55 mg/kg (N=91) at Grand Manan and 0.42+/-0.15 mg/kg (N=52) at St. Andrews/St. Stephen… CONTINUE READING