bioaccumulation

Process by which some endogenous or exogenous substances, present in small quantities, increase in concentration in an organ, an organism, a food chain, or an ecosystem.

(Translated from Parent, S. Dictionnaire des sciences de l'environnement. Broquet, Québec, 1990.)




The term "bioaccumulation" was found in the following pages:

High levels of mercury in newborns likely from mothers eating contaminated fish | EVISA's News
New study shows: Coastal water, not sediment, predicts methylmercury bioaccumulation in the marine food web | EVISA's News
Factors Affecting Methylmercury Accumulation in the Food Chain | EVISA's News
Imaging and Identification of Sulfur Species within Corals by X-ray Spectroscopy | EVISA's News
Climate change and overfishing are increasing toxic mercury levels in fish | EVISA's News
TBT from antifouling paint is still endangering marine life, says WWF | EVISA's News
A new study finds: Inorganic mercury stays in the brain for years if not decades | EVISA's News
Directory of scientists: Marc Amyot
Link database: Illinois Teratogen Information Service: Methylmercury and Pregnancy
Toxic Methylmercury-Producing Microbes More Widespread Than Realized | EVISA's News
Books and Special Issues on Elemental Speciation (published since 2016) | EVISA's News
Ultratrace determination of methylmercury in seawater using automated GC-AFS | EVISA's News
An easy way to selectively determine organomercury in seafood | EVISA's News
Ocean mercury on the rise | EVISA's News
New study finds relationship between organic mercury exposure from Thimerosal-containing vaccines and neurodevelopmental disorders | EVISA's News
Elephant Seals’ fur as a source for methylmercury in coastal sea water | EVISA's News
EVISA News revisited: Dissension on the best way to fight mercury pollution | EVISA's News
ICCE 2009: 12th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Directory of scientists: Sergi Díez
Directory of scientists: André Tessier