MIL-OSI USA: RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Understanding Mercury’s Effects on Birds

6
Recommended Sponsor Painted-Moon.com - Buy Original Artwork Directly from the Artist

Source: US Geological Survey

Birds are used as bioindicators of environmental mercury (Hg) contamination, and toxicity reference values are needed for injury assessments. We conducted a comprehensive review, summarized data from 168 studies, performed a series of Bayesian hierarchical meta-analyses, and developed new toxicity reference values for the effects of methylmercury (MeHg) on birds using a benchmark dose analysis fra

Authors

Josh T. Ackerman, Sarah H. Peterson, Mark P. Herzog, Julie L. Yee

MIL OSI USA News