Geomicrobiology of mercury

Microbial mercury methylation: Methylmercury in the environment is produced microbially, and bioaccumulates as a neurotoxin in terrestrial and marine food webs. We are investigating the microbiology and biogeochemistry underpinning environmental Hg methylation.

Depth profile of methyl-Hg / Total Hg (%) in Southern Ocean (113-121E longitude)
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