The objective of this chapter is to present a comprehensive review of the mercury (Hg) issue in natural aquatic ecosystems and hydroelectric reservoirs in northern Québec. This synthesis is based on the findings of over ten years of studies reported by research teams from three universities, one governmental agency and Hydro-Québec.
KeywordsPodzolic Soil Humic Horizon MeHg Concentration Natural Lake Piscivorous Fish
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