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Author Bonotto, Daniel Marcos, 1957-

Title The Amazon gold rush and environmental mercury contamination / Daniel Marcos Bonotto and Ene Glória da Silveira
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 131 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Series Environmental science, engineering and technology series
Environmental science, engineering and technology series.
Contents The mercury use during the Amazaon gold rush -- Mercury in the environment -- The Madeira River Basin at Rondônia State, Brazil -- Measuring mercury -- Mercury and other parameters in waters of Madeira River -- Hydrochemical relationships in Madeira River -- Mercury and other parameters in rocks, suspended solids and sediments from Madeira River -- The mobility of mercury and other elements in the Madeira River -- Mercury in lake sediments from Madeira River Basin -- The association of mercury and selenium in sediments from Madeira River Basin -- Mercury in fishes from Madeira River Basin -- The future challenges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Amazon River Region.
Mercury -- Environmental aspects -- Madeira River Watershed (Brazil and Bolivia)
Madeira River Watershed (Brazil and Bolivia) -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Silveira, Ene Gloria da
LC no. 2009013533
ISBN 1613240813 (electronic bk.)
9781613240816 (electronic bk.)