Molecular and Stable Carbon Isotopic Characterisation of PAH Contaminant at Mc Murdo Station, Anatrctica
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Summary
Abstract: In this study were analyzed samples from McMurdo Station for PAH molecular and stable carbon isotopic compositions to discern the origins of contaminants in the area. Total PAH concentrations ranged from 664 ng g-1 to 74,267 ng g-1 dry wt for soil samples Elevated PAH contamination on land was found in areas where fuels were stored and in areas of parking and heavy traffic in central McMurdo ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-30
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Geochemical & Environmental Research Group, Texas A&M University Supplemental Info
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Publications/References
Kim, M., Kennicutt, M. C., and Qian, Y. R., 2006: Molecular and stable carbon isotopic characterization of PAH contaminants at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52, 1585-1590.
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-06-30
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