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Melting Glaciers: A Probable Source of DDT to the Antarctic Marine Ecosystem
Entry ID: ECA041

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset compares data on DDT concentration of Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) eggs and found that p,p'-DDE levels have not declined in the Palmer population of Adelie penguins in more than 30 years. In contrast, ?DDT decreased significantly from 1975 to 2003 in Arctic seabird eggs. ?DDT in the fat of Adelie penguins from Cape Crozier measured in 2006 was significantly higher than that ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2006-12-30
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Data Center
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.vims.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEIDI GEISZ
Phone: 804 684 7474
Fax: 804 684 7786
Email: heidig at vimis.edu
Contact Address:
Gloucester Point
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 23062
Country: USA
Publications/References
Geisz, H. N., Dickhut, R. M., Cochran, M. A., Fraser, W. R., and Ducklow, H. W., 2008: Melting glaciers: A probable source of DDT to the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Environmental Science & Technology, 42, 3958-3962.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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