COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Atmospheric mysteries unraveling
Description: It's been difficult to explain patterns of toxic mercury in some parts of the world, such as why there's so much of the toxin deposited into ecosystems from the air in the southeastern United States, even upwind of usual sources. A new analysis shows that one key to understanding mercury's strange behavior may be the unexpected reactivity of naturally occurring halogen compounds from the ocean. [Source: Drexel University]
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Source: Drexel University
Publish Date: 6/29/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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