About mercury

Chemical properties, biogeochemistry, global mercury circulation, atmospheric transport.

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Chemical properties

Scientific facts about mercury.


Biogeochemical cycle, oxidation and methylation.

Global mercury circulation

Global mercury budget, circulation of mercury between pools.

Atmospheric transport

Vapour, deposition, circulation and arctic depletion.


Origin of the name, toxicity and uses.

What we are doing

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