Mercury net methylation in five tropical flood plain regions of Brazil: high in the root zone of floating macrophyte mats but low in surface sediments and flooded soils
2000 (English)In: SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, ISSN 0048-9697, Vol. 261, no 1-3, 99-107 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
In aquatic systems, bottom sediments have often been considered as the main methylmercury (MeHg) production site. In tropical floodplain areas, however, floating meadows and flooded forests extend over large areas and can be important Hg methylating sites.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2000. Vol. 261, no 1-3, 99-107 p.
Amazon; floodplain; methylation; mercury; floating macrophyte mats; methylmercury
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-37712OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-37712DiVA: diva2:65611
Addresses: Guimaraes JRD, UFRJ, Inst Biofis, Lab Radioisotopos, Bloco G-CCS, BR-21949900 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. UFRJ, Inst Biofis, Lab Radioisotopos, BR-21949900 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Uppsala Univ, Dept Earth Sci, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden. Uppsala Univ,2007-01-252007-01-252011-01-14