Some Aspects of Speciation of Mercury in a Water Environment

@inproceedings{Boszke2006SomeAO,
  title={Some Aspects of Speciation of Mercury in a Water Environment},
  author={Leonard Boszke and Jerzy Siepak},
  year={2006}
}
Extreme toxicity of some species of mercury, the ability of this element to bioaccumulate in particular in fish meat, and the known cases of lethal poisoning by mercury have drawn particular attention to this element's presence in the natural environment. Due to the relatively long time of its presence in the air, elemental mercury can be transported over large distances, hence the presence of mercury of anthropogenic origin is detected practically all over the world. Apart from the elemental… CONTINUE READING