Mercury in the Canadian Arctic terrestrial environment: an update.

  title={Mercury in the Canadian Arctic terrestrial environment: an update.},
  author={Mary Gamberg and John Ch{\'e}telat and Alexandre J Poulain and Christian M. Zdanowicz and Jiancheng Zheng},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
Contaminants in the Canadian Arctic have been studied over the last twenty years under the guidance of the Northern Contaminants Program. This paper provides the current state of knowledge on mercury (Hg) in the Canadian Arctic terrestrial environment. Snow, ice, and soils on land are key reservoirs for atmospheric deposition and can become sources of Hg through the melting of terrestrial ice and snow and via soil erosion. In the Canadian Arctic, new data have been collected for snow and ice… CONTINUE READING


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