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- Sun, Guangyi, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Atmospheric environment 2013 v.73 pp. 169-176
- atmospheric chemistry; children; cities; emissions; geographic information systems; industry; iron; kindergarten; landfills; mercury; methylmercury compounds; municipal solid waste; pollution; risk; risk assessment; steel; urban areas; China
- ... Mercury (Hg) contamination in urban area is a hot issue in environmental research. In this study, the distribution, sources and health risk of Hg in dust from 69 kindergartens in Wuhan, China, were investigated. In comparison with most other cities, the concentrations of total mercury (THg) and methylmercury (MeHg) were significantly elevated, ranging from 0.15 to 10.59 mg kg−1 and from 0.64 to 3. ...