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Impacts of Metals on Aquatic Ecosystems and Human Health

ResearchWorks at the University of Washington

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Title Impacts of Metals on Aquatic Ecosystems and Human Health
Creator Solomon, Fran
Subject metals heavy metals pollutants bioaccumulation bioavailability exposure pathways chemical speciation mine spoil wastes buffering capacity pH ecosystems salinity water hardness water quality water pollution biotransformation detoxification (processing) mercury methylmercury compounds cadmium lead aquatic organisms copper
Description Solomon will cover the following topics: 1. Properties of metals. 2. How metals enter aquatic ecosystems. 3. Principles of metal toxicity. 4. Factors affecting metal toxicity. 5. Impacts of specific metals – mercury, cadmium, lead, copper. University of British Columbia Normal B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering.
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-04-01T17:13:13Z 2011-04-01T17:13:13Z 2008-11-18
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Language en_US

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