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Examination of Metal Contamination within the UNESCO Designated Rideau River Waterway
The Rideau River Waterway, also known as the Rideau Canal, is a constructed navigation channel that links Ottawa to Kingston, Ontario. Opened in 1832, it was designated a Canadian Heritage Site in 2003 and a UNESCO World ...
Spatial, temporal and dendrochronological comparisons of mercury in Ontario deciduous trees
Mercury (Hg) research in Ontario has centered on aquatic environments since fish can be a significant source of methylmercury for humans. Interactions between terrestrial and aquatic environments in regards to the Hg ...
Assessing the spatial and temporal patterns of total mercury δ 15N and δ13C in yellow perch and their prey items from a contaminated site, St. Lawrence River, Cornwall, ON
As a result of the legacy of industrial contamination over the last century, areas of sediment deposition in the St. Lawrence River at Cornwall, ON, contain high concentrations of mercury (Hg). The popular sport-fish ...