Occupational exposures to elemental mercury (via urine sampling) and dietary exposures to methylmercury (via hair sampling) were assessed among 120 participants recruited from a mining community located in the Talensi–Nabdam District of Ghana's Upper East region during summer 2009.
An analysis of mercury concentrations in human hair and urine sample of miners and farmers in a small-scale gold mining area of Ghana.
Information for Decision Makers, Project Leaders, & Scientists. Produced by the Graham Institute and Michigan Sea Grant.
Report outlines signficant accomplishments of the Graham Sustainability Institute from September 1, 2009 to August 30, 2010.
The Integrated Assessment Society, Publication No. 3 (ISSN 2077-2130), Featuring:
The Benefits Derived from IA: Communicating a Process to Encourage Participation
By Katie Lund, M.S., IA Specialist, Graham Institute
IA at the University of Michigan
By John Callewaert, Ph.D., IA Director, Graham Institute
An examination of gold mining history in Nangodi, which has linked residents of this small, rural community in northeastern Ghana with successive political regimes, changing mining laws, and the vagaries of the global economy, reflected in fluctuating gold prices.
Andrew Bell, Ph.D., Graham Doctoral Fellow
R. Andrew Swartz, Ph.D., Graham Doctoral Fellow
Giridhar Upadhyaya, Ph.D., Graham Doctoral Fellow
A Guide for Decision Makers, Project Leaders, & Scientists