Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Human Health Issues

Fourth International Conference, August 4-8 1996,Hamburg, Germany

  • Editors
  • Brian Wheatley
  • Ron Wyzga
  • Billy M. McCormac

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Fish Consumption and Methylmercury Exposure in The Amazon

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Antonio C. Barbosa, Angélica M. Garcia, Jurandir R. de Souza
      Pages 1-8
    3. E. D. Bidone, Z. C. Castilhos, T. J. S. Santos, T. M. C. Souza, L. D. Lacerda
      Pages 9-15
    4. J. Lebel, M. Roulet, D. Mergler, M. Lucotte, F. Larribe
      Pages 31-44
    5. O. Malm, J. R. D. Guimarães, M. B. Castro, W. R. Bastos, J. P. Viana, F. J. P. Branches et al.
      Pages 45-51
  3. Child Development and Long Term Exposure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. G. J. Myers, P. W. Davidson, C. Cox, C. F. Shamlaye, O. Choisy, E. Cernichiari et al.
      Pages 53-61
    3. Brian Wheatley, Sylvain Paradis, Maryse Lassonde, Marie-France Giguere, Serge Tanguay
      Pages 63-73
  4. Policy and Program Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Gaston Chevalier, Charles Dumont, Claude Langlois, Alan Penn
      Pages 75-84
  5. Modelling, Risk Assessment and Exposure Estimates

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. S. Hacon, E. R. Rochedo, R. Campos, G. Rosales, L. D. Lacerda
      Pages 91-105
    3. Sylvain Paradis, Brian Wheatley, Jane Boswell-Purdy, Denis Bélisle, Maxine Cole, Henry Lickers et al.
      Pages 147-158
    4. C. Seigneur, P. Pai, M. Gerath, D. Mitchell, G. Hamby, G. Gong et al.
      Pages 159-168
  6. Occupational Exposure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. O. Malm, C. F. Calasans, A. P. Fernandes, W. R. Bastos, W. C. Pfeiffer
      Pages 185-191
    3. S. E. Pogarev, V. V. Ryzhov, N. R. Mashyanov, M. B. Sobolev
      Pages 193-198
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 199-202

About this book


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PART 1 FISH CONSUMPTION AND METHYLMERCURY EXPOSURE IN THE AMAZON A. C. BARBOSA, A. M. GARCIA, J. R. DESOUZAI Mercurycontamination inhairofriverine 1-8 populations of Apiacas Reserve in the Brazilian Amazon E. D. BIDONE, Z. C. CASTILHOS, T. J. S. SANTOS, T. M. C. SOUZA and L. D. LACERDA I Fish contamination and human exposure to mercury in Tartarugalzinho River, Amapa State, Northern Amazon, Brazil. A screening approach 9-15 H. A. KEHRIG, O. MALM and H. AKAGI I Methylmercury in hair samples from different riverine groups, Amazon, Brazil 17-29 J. LEBEL, M. ROULET, D. MERGLER, M. LUCOTTE and F. LARRIBE I Fish diet and 31-44 mercury exposure in a riparian Amazonian population O. MALM. , J. R. D. GUIMARAES, M. B. CASTRO, W. R. BASTOS, J. P. VIANA, F. J. P. BRANCHES, E. G. SILVEIRA and W. C. PFEIFFER I Follow-up of mercury levels in fish, human hairand urine in the Madeira and Tapaj6s basins, Amazon, Brazil 45-51 PART 2 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LONG TERM EXPOSURE G. J. MYERS, P. W. DAVIDSON, C. COX, C. F. SHAMLAYE, O. CHOISY, E. CERNICHIARI, A. CHOI, J. SLOANE-REEVES, C. AXTELL, P. GAO and T. W. CLARKSON I The Seychelles child development study: Results and new directions through twenty-nine months 53-61 B. WHEATLEY, S. PARADIS, M. LASSONDE, M. -F. GIGUERE and S.


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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
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  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5760-8
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