Permafrost stores a globally significant amount of mercury

Paul F Schuster1, Kevin M Schaefer2, Ronald Antweiler3, George Aiken3, John DeWild4, Joshua D Gryziec5, Alessio Gusmeroli6, Gustaf Hugelius7, Elchin Jafarov8, David P Krabbenhoft9, Lin Liu10, Nicole Michelle Herman-Mercer11, Cuicui Mu12, David A Roth13, Tim Schaefer14, Robert G Striegl3, Kimberly Wickland15 and Tingjun Zhang12, (1)USGS Central Region Offices Denver, Denver, CO, United States, (2)University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)USGS, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, United States, (5)Colorado University, Environmental engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)University of Alaska Fairbanks, International Arctic Research Center, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (7)Stockholm University, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm, Sweden, (8)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Computational Earth Sciences, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (9)USGS, Middleton, WI, United States, (10)The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Earth System Science Programme, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, (11)USGS, Lakewood, CO, United States, (12)LZU Lanzhou University, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou, China, (13)Fairbanks, AK, United States, (14)Galmont Consulting, Chicago, IL, United States, (15)US Geological Survey, Boulder, CO, United States