↓ Skip to main content

Effects of urbanization on mercury deposition and accumulation in New England

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Pollution, September 2014
Altmetric Badge

Mentioned by

twitter
1 tweeter

Citations

dimensions_citation
9 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
24 Mendeley
You are seeing a free-to-access but limited selection of the activity Altmetric has collected about this research output. Click here to find out more.
Title
Effects of urbanization on mercury deposition and accumulation in New England
Published in
Environmental Pollution, September 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.envpol.2014.05.003
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ann T. Chalmers, David P. Krabbenhoft, Peter C. Van Metre, Mark A. Nilles

Abstract

We compare total mercury (HgT) loading and methylmercury (MeHg) accumulation in streams and lakes from an urbanized area (Boston, Massachusetts) to rural regions of southern New Hampshire and Maine. The maximum HgT loading, as indicated by HgT atmospheric deposition, HgT emissions, and sediment HgT concentrations, did not coincide with maximum MeHg concentrations in fish. Urbanized ecosystems were areas of high HgT loading but had low MeHg concentrations in fish. Controls on MeHg production and accumulation appeared to be related primarily to HgT loading in undeveloped areas, while ecosystem sensitivity to MeHg formation appeared to be more important in regulating accumulation of MeHg in the urban area.

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profile of 1 tweeter who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 24 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 1 4%
United States 1 4%
Canada 1 4%
Unknown 21 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 33%
Researcher 3 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 13%
Student > Master 3 13%
Professor 2 8%
Other 5 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 12 50%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 25%
Unspecified 2 8%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 4%
Other 1 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 June 2014.
All research outputs
#9,623,865
of 12,029,028 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Pollution
#2,369
of 3,704 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#129,770
of 192,772 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Pollution
#7
of 14 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,029,028 research outputs across all sources so far. This one is in the 11th percentile – i.e., 11% of other outputs scored the same or lower than it.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,704 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.4. This one is in the 26th percentile – i.e., 26% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 192,772 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one is in the 17th percentile – i.e., 17% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.
We're also able to compare this research output to 14 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 28th percentile – i.e., 28% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.