Donna Mergler

Professor


E-mail
mergler.donna@uqam.ca

Personal web site

www.unites.uqam.ca/ise/biof/mergler.htm
www.unites.uqam.ca/cinbiose/GENS/DMERGLER.HTML

Research project
CARUSO, COMERN



Université du Québec à Montréal
Institut des Sciences de l'Environnement
CINBIOSE

Web site:
www.uqam.ca
www.unites.uqam.ca/ise
www.unites.uqam.ca/cinbiose
Address:
CP 8888 succursale Centre Ville
City:
Montreal
State:
Quebec
Country:
Canada
Zip code:
H3C 3P8
Phone:
514-987-3000 #3355
Fax:
514-987-6183


Publications

Passos, C.J., Mergler, D., Gaspar, E., Morais, S., Lucotte, M., Larribe, F., Davidson , D. and de Grosbois, S.
Eating tropical fruit reduces mercury exposure from fish consumption in the Brazilian Amazon.
Environmental Research, 93: (2) 123-130.

Passos CJ, Mergler D, Gaspar E, Morais S, Lucotte M, Larribe F, Grosbois S.
Caracterização geral do consumo alimentar de uma população ribeirinha na Amazônia Brasileira.
Revista Saúde e Ambiente, 4 :72-84.

Mergler D.
Review of neurobehavioral deficits and river fish consumption from the Tapajós (Brazil) and St. Lawrence (Canada)
Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 12 (2): 93-99.

Dolbec J, Mergler D, Larribe B, Roulet M, Lebel J, Lucotte M. (2001)
Sequential analysis of hair mercury levels in relation to fish diet of an Amazonian population, Brazil.
The Science of the Total Environment, 271: 87-97.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Canuel R, Farella N, De Freitos Goch YG, Pacheco Peleja RJ, Guimarães JRD, Mergler D, Amorim M. (2001)
Spatio-temporal geochemistry of Hg in waters of the Tapajós and Amazon rivers, Brazil.
Limnology and Oceanography, 46 (5): 1141–1157.

Roulet M, Lucotte M and Guimarães JRD, (2001)
Methylmercury production and accumulation in sediments and soils of an Amazonian floodplain - effect of seasonal inundation.
Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 128: 41-61.

Dolbec J, Mergler D, Sousa Passos CJ, Sousa de Morais S, Lebel J. (2000)
Methylmercury exposure affects motor performance of a riverine population of the Tapajos river, Brazilian Amazon.
Int Arch Occup Environ Health.73:195-203.

Guimarães, J.R.D., Roulet, M., Lucotte, M. and Mergler, D. (2000)
Mercury methylation potentials along a lake-forest transect in the Tapajós river floodplain, Brazilian Amazon: seasonal and vertical variations.
The Science of the Total Environment, 261: 91-98.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Canuel R, Farella N, Courcelles M, Guimarães JRD, Mergler D, Amorim M. (2000)
Increase in mercury contamination recorded in lacustrine sediments following deforestation in Central Amazonia.
Chemical Geology, 165: 243-266.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Guimarães JRD and Rhéault I. (2000)
Methylmercury in the water, seston and epiphyton of an Amazonian River and its floodplain, Tapajós River, Brazil.
The Science of the Total Environment, 261: 43-59.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Farella N, Serique G, Coelho H, Passos CJS, de Jesus da Silva E, de Andrade PS, Mergler D, Guimaraes JR, Amorim M. (1999)
Effects of recent human colonization on the presence of mercury in Amazonian ecosystems.
Water, Air and Soil Pollution 112: 297-313.

Lebel J, Mergler D, Branches F, Lucotte M, Amorim M, Larribe F, Dolbec J. (1998)
Neurotoxic effects of low-level methylmercury contamination in the Amazonian Basin.
Environ Res. 79: 20-32.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Saint-Aubin A, Tran S, Rhéault I, Farella N, De Jesus Da Silva E, Dezencourt J, Sousa Passos C-J, Santos Soares G, Guimarães JRD, Mergler D and Amorim M. (1998)
The geochemistry of Hg in Central Amazonian soils developed on the Alter-do-Chão formation of the lower Tapajós river valley, Pará state, Brazil.
The Science of the Total Environment, 223: 1-24.

Roulet M, Lucotte M, Canuel R, Rheault I, Tran S, Gog Y GD, Valer SD, Sousa Passos C-J, Silva E D JD, Mergler D, Amorim M. 1998.
Distribution and partition of total mercury in waters of the Tapajos River Basin, Brazilian Amazon.
Science of the Total Environment; 213: 203-211.

Lebel, J., M. Roulet, D. Mergler, M. Lucotte et F. Larribe. (1997)
Fish diet and mercury exposure in a riparian Amazonian population.
Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 97: 31-44.

Lebel J, Mergler D, Lucotte M, Amorim M, Dolbec J, Miranda D, Arantes G, Rheault I and Pichet P. (1996).
Evidence of early nervous system dysfunction in Amazonian populations exposed to low-levels of methylmercury.
Neurotoxicology. 17 (1): 157-167.