Mercury in peat bogs

Updated 2005-10-03

Peat samples from Greenland already collected and dated will be analysed for mercury in order to assess term time trends of mercury deposition during this century.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Completed
Project time span
1999 - 2004
Data collection
2000 - 2001
Data processing
2002 - 2004
Data reporting
2004 - 2004

Contact information

Contact person
Gert Asmund
Address
NERI Frederiksborgvej 399 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Phone
+45 46301925
Fax
+45 46 30 1914
Email
kd.umd@sag

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Heavy metals
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Peat cores

Geography

Regions studied
Greenland

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
Yes
Specimen banking information

frozen -20 degree

Methods & Procedures

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

NERI Accredited by DANAK No 411

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

University of Heidelberg University of Southern Denmark

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