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Contamination in soils at Scott Base, Antarctica
Entry ID: ECA072


Summary
Abstract: Soil samples taken from excavated pits on traverses across New Zealand's Scott Base, Antarctica, were analysed for Ag, Al, As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn. The soils had high conductivity and pH values generally increasing with depth and in the range 8.3±10.1. The water leachate generally contained most of the extractable metals except Mn and Cd, and As. Linear relationships were observed ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-30
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Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd., New Zealand Supplemental Info
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DIF Creation Date: 2012-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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