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Persistent organohalogen contaminant burdens in Antarctic krill from the eastern Antarctic sector - BROKE-West Cruise
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Abstract: Researchers studied persistent organohalogen contaminants (POCs) in the eastern Antarctic sector. Samples were collected during January and February 2006 and originated from 12 sampling stations. They were analysed for greater than 100 organohalogen compounds including chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated organic compounds and polychlorinated ... View entire text
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  N: -59.0   S: -69.0   E: 80.0   W: 30.0

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Start Date: 2006-01-12
Stop Date: 2006-02-27
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Bengtson Nash SM, Poulsen AH, Kawaguchi S, Vetter W, Schlabach M (2008), Persistent organohalogen contaminant burdens in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) from the eastern Antarctic sector: A baseline study., Science of The Total Environment, 407, 1, 304-314
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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