Mercury pollution in Minamata / Hisashi Yokoyama.

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. It overviews the poisoning which occurred in the 1950s and 1960s among the residents in Minamata who ate seafood contaminated with methylmercury discharged from the chemical factory, Chisso Corporation. It describes the history, symptoms pathogenes...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Main Author: Yokoyama, Hisashi (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore : Springer Open, 2018.
Series:SpringerBriefs in environmental science.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Lecture on the methylmercury poisoning occurred in Minamata (MPM)
  • 3. Assignment to students.