Mercury Research in the USGS
http://minerals.usgs.gov/mercury/

United States Geological Survey


This site provides links to USGS information about mercury sources, cycling and toxicity in the environment. The site features announcements about upcoming workshops and activities, fact sheets and reports, fish consumption advisories, and links to other programs and agencies working on the issue of mercury in the environment.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.


Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Biology, :Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Activities, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)
Geochemistry Applications: Environmental Geochemistry, Geochemical Cycles
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Biosphere, Solid Earth:Mineralogy, Biosphere:Ecology, Biogeochemistry