PAHs in soil and surface marine sediment near Jubany station (Antarctica)
Entry ID: ECA005

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Summary
Abstract: This study reports the concentration of PAHs in sediment samples collected in two consecutive summer Antarctic expeditions at Potter Cove and on the peninsula, in the vicinity of Jubany Station (South Shetland Islands). Two- and 3-ring PAHs (methylnaphthalene, fluorene, phenanthrene and anthracene) were the main compounds found in most sites, although total PAH concentrations showed relatively low ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-12-30
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University of Buenos Aires Supplemental Info
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Name: WALTER PATRICIO MAC CORMACK
Phone: +54 11 4964 8269
Fax: +54 11 4508 3645
Email: wmac at ffyb.uba.ar
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Cerrito 1248
City: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
Publications/References
Curtosi, A., Pelletier, E., Vodopivez, C. L., and Mac Cormack, W. P., 2007: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil and surface marine sediment near Jubany Station (Antarctica). Role of permafrost as a low-permeability barrier. Science of the Total Environment, 383, 193-204.

Mac Cormack W.P. and Fraile E.R.,1997. Characterization of a hydrocarbon degrading psychrotrophic Antarctic bacterium. Antarct Sci, 9, 150–157.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-05-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-06-18
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