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Mercury in fish: The Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program (RAMP)

Description

Initiated in 1997, the Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program (RAMP) is a joint environmental monitoring program that assesses the health of rivers and lakes in the Oil Sands Region of northeastern Alberta. The program is designed to identify and address potential impacts of oil sands development. The monitoring of mercury concentrations in some fish species was part of the components of the RAMP program. In 2008, the RAMP committee submitted the monitoring results to Alberta Health and Wellness for human health risk assessment. This report deals with: concentrations of total mercury levels in various fish species; estimation of exposures; fish consumption limits; fish consumption advisories, and the health benefits of fish consumption.

Tags
environmental health fish food safety mercury methylmercury

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Alternative Title

Mercury in fish in the RAMP area

Extent

38 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Health and Wellness (1999-2013)

Contributor

RAMP Committee

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2009-10-01

Date Added

2015-07-29T17:04:04.477610

Date Modified

2009-10-01

Date Issued

2009-10-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9780778582465

ISBN (print)

9780778582458

NEOS catalogue key

6956486

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