Mercury and Trace Metals Concentrations in Arctic Char, Ringed Seal, and Narwhal from the Eclipse Sound near Pond Inlet, Nunavut (2016-2019)

The data collected were the following: 1) Audio/videos interviews with local hunters, elders, and women; 2) Contaminants data on mercury concentrations in Arctic char, ringed seal, and narwhal tissues; 3) Contaminants data on methyl-mercury, and trace metals concentrations in ringed seal and narwhal; 4) Contaminants data on a suite of Persistants Organochlorine Pollutants to come (2020); 5) Date, GPS coordinates of location sampled; 6) Morphometric measurements on Arctic char, ringed seal, and narwhal; 7) Archived samples on arctic char: otholiths, liver, meat, fat, flipper); 8) Archived samples on ringed seal: lower jaw, liver, meat, blubber, fur) 9) Archived samples on narwhal: liver, meat, maqtaaq, blubber, eye ball, imbedded tusk, uterus & ovaries).

Metadata Access
Creator Simonee, James; Daoust, Pierre-Yves; Furgal, Chris; Muir, Derek; Swanson, Heidi; Wang, Xiaowa; Watt, Cortney; L'Hérault, Vincent
Publisher Canadian Cryospheric Information Network
Contributor Polar Data Catalogue
Publication Year 2020
Rights Research programs, CCIN, or ArcticNet take no liability for the use or transmission of this data
OpenAccess true
Contact vincent.lherault(at); pdc(at)
Language English
Format Computer file
Discipline Environmental Research
Spatial Coverage (-82.000W, 71.000S, -76.000E, 73.000N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2016-03-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 9999-12-31T00:00:00Z