Environmental Biogeochemistry Lab

Part of C.A.R.E.

K.C. Irving Center, Acadia University

Quantifying environmental processes that control the fate of mercury and other toxic chemicals in ecosystems

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 Dr. Nelson O'Driscoll

Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biogeochemistry & Professor 

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Acadia University

K.C. Irving Centre, Room LL 55

Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6

Phone: 902-585-1679

e-mail: nelson.odriscoll@acadiau.ca

 

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Books

2. Lui, G., Cai, Y., O’Driscoll, N.J. (Editors). Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology of Mercury. John Wiley and Sons. p.574. 2012. Ordering Information

1. O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. (editors). Mercury Cycling in a Wetland Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study. SETAC Publishers.p.392. 2005. Ordering Information

Book Chapters 

10.  Pannu, R., O’Driscoll, N.J. and Siciliano, S.D. Chapter 3: Factors affecting mercury emissions from Canadian soils. Canadian Mercury Assessment. Environment Canada. Accepted.

9. Vost, E., Amyot, M., O’Driscoll, N.J. 2012. Photoreactions of mercury in natural waters. Chapter 6 in Lui, G., Cai, Y., O’Driscoll, N.J. (Editors). Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology of Mercury. John Wiley and Sons. p. 193-217.

8. Lui, G., Cai, Y., O’Driscoll, N.J. 2012. Overview of Mercury in the Environment. Chapter 1 in Lui, G., Cai, Y., O’Driscoll, N.J. (Editors). Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology of Mercury. John Wiley and Sons. p.1-13.

7. Harris, J.R., Rencz, A.N., Sangster, A., Viljoen D., and O’Driscoll, N.J.  2005. Application of GIS to a study of mercury in the environment – Kejimkujik Park, Nova Scotia. In: Geological Association of Canada (GAC) Special Volume on GIS Applications in the Earth Sciences.

 6. O’Driscoll, N.J., Lean, D.R.S., and Rencz, A.N. 2005. General Introduction (Chapter 2). In: O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. (editors). Mercury Cycling in a Wetland Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study. SETAC Publishers.

 5. Siciliano, S.D., Sangster, A., Daughney, C.J., Loseto, L., Germida, J.J., Rencz, A.N., O’Driscoll, N.J., and Lean, D.R.S. 2005. Are MeHg concentrations in the wetlands of Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada dependent on geology? (Chapter 8)  In: O’Driscoll, N.J.,  Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. (editors). Mercury Cycling in a Wetland Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study. SETAC Publishers.

 4. Rencz, A.N., O’Driscoll N.J., Hall, G.E.M., Peron, T., Telmer, K., and Burgess, N.M. 2005. Spatial variation and correlations of mercury concentrations in a variety of media (Chapter 12). In: O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. (editors). Mercury Cycling in a Wetland Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study. SETAC Publishers.

 3. O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., Lean, D.R.S., Beauchamp, S., Clair, T.A., Hall, G.E.M., Sangster, A., Scott, S., Smith, P., Telmer, K., Siciliano, S.D., and Burgess, N. 2005. A mercury mass balance for Big Dam West Lake: Examining the role of volatilisation (Chapter 13). In: O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. (editors). Mercury Cycling in a Wetland Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study. SETAC Publishers.  

2. O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Lean, D.R.S. 2005. The biogeochemistry and fate of mercury in natural environments (Chapter 14). In: Sigel, A., Sigel, H., and Sigel, R.K.O. (editors). Metal Ions in Biological Systems (Volume 43). Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.

1. Siciliano, S.D., O’Driscoll, N.J., and Lean, D.R.S. 2002. Dissolved gaseous mercury profiles in freshwaters.  In: Cai, Y. and Braids, O.C. (editors). Biogeochemistry of environmentally important trace elements. ACS symposium series #835.

 

Reports 

10.  Sizmur, T, O'Driscoll, N. British Ecological Society Report. 2011. Impact of polychaete worms on mercury methylation in the sediments of Southern Bight in Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy, Canada.

9.  Mann, E., O’Driscoll, N. Report for Northern Contaminants Program. 2012. A Summary of mercury photoreduction in Arctic snow

8. O’Driscoll, N.J., Hanmore, J., Pannu, R. 2010 Developing a controlled analysis methods for quantifying the relative mercury volatilization potential for soils across Canada. Report for Natural Resources Canada

7. O’Driscoll, N.J., Vost, E. 2009. Kejimujik National Park and Great Ecosystem Research Report 2009. Section on mercury photoreactions research.

6. O’Driscoll, N.J. and Hanmore, J. 2009. Quantifying mercury photo-volatilization potential for soils across Canada: Method Development and Feasibility Study.  Technical Report for Natural Resources Canada and the North American Soil Survey Project

5. O’Driscoll, N.J. 2008. Annual Report of Research and Monitoring in the Greater Kejimkujik Ecosystem 2007 (One Section of Report )

4. O’Driscoll, N.J., Clair, T.A., and Rencz, A.N. (editors). 2001. Cycling of mercury in Kejimkujik National Park: Toxic Substances Research Initiative Project #124 Summary, December 2001. Occasional Report #18, Environment Canada, Sackville, NB.

3. O’Driscoll, N.J., Rencz, A.N., and Clair, T.A. (editors). 2000. A multi-disciplinary study of metal cycling, primarily Hg, in aquatic and terrestrial environments. First Workshop Proceedings of Kejimkujik Toxic Substances Research Initiative Work Group. Occasional Report #15, Environment Canada, Sackville, NB.

2. Toxic Substances Research Initiative Mercury Research Project CD. COMIK Cycling of Metals in Kejimkujik. October 2001 V, Release Date January 2002. ISBN: 0-662-31331-3. Catalogue Number: En21-209/2001E-MRC.

1. Toxic Substances Research Initiative Mercury Research Project CD. Version 1.0, July 2000. ISBN: 0-662-29241-3. Catalogue Number: CW6-I88/2000E-MRC.

 

 

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