Mercury in the Environment

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

This fact sheet is geared to high school or college teachers who want in-depth information about mercury in the environment and in fish. Topics addressed include mercury chemistry, toxicity, and the symptoms of mercury toxicity. The fact sheet also explains the health risk assessment process that results in fish consumption advice for Minnesota lakes and rivers, as detailed in the annual Minnesota Fish Consumption Advisory.

Author: 
Minnesota Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health, Health Risk Assessment Unit
Topic Areas: 
Health
Food Chain
Hazardous Waste
Science
Target Audience: 
Grades 10-12
Outdoor Recreation Groups
Higher Education
Consumers
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
2
Date Produced/Published: 
5/95
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Minnesota Department of Health,
Division of Environmental Health,
Health Risk Assessment Unit

Organization code of item (if any): 
MDH.hra.ffac36