Mercury methylation rates of biofilm and plankton microorganisms from a hydroelectric reservoir in French Guiana

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Huguet , L.; Castelle , S.; Schäfer , J.; Blanc , G.; Maury-Brachet , R.; Reynouard , C.; Jorand , F.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.10.058
  • Subject: [CHIM.MATE]Chemical Sciences/Material chemistry | Plankton microorganisms | Estuary | Biofilm | [ CHIM.MATE ] Chemical Sciences/Material chemistry | Isotope dilution | Tropical reservoir | Mercury methylation

International audience; The Petit-Saut ecosystem is a hydroelectric reservoir covering 365 km2 of flooded tropical forest. This reservoir and the Sinnamary Estuary downstream of the dam are subject to significant mercury methylation. The mercury methylation potential of... View more
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