Fish, Water, Sediment and Vegetation Data for Mercury
Fish tissue and related mercury data for over 500 locations statewide are available for a variety of species and media (tissue, water, sediment, vegetation). Some locations have periodic data going back to 1994. This data is available by accessing the Louisiana Environmental Data Center, below, under the "Water" and "Mercury" headers. For questions regarding mercury data please contact the Water Quality Assessment Division.
Air Deposition Data for Mercury
In addition to the data described above, Louisiana also participates in the National Mercury Deposition Network (MDN). This program measures the quantity of mercury deposited from the air on the surface of the land at four locations throughout Louisiana. Data from this program can be accessed at the following locations: