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Hydrocarbon Spills on Antarctic Soil
Entry ID: ECA020

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Summary
Abstract: Antarctic exploration and research have led to some significant although localized impacts on the environment. Human impacts Occur around current or past scientific research stations, typically located on ice-free areas that are predominantly soils. Fuel spills, the most common occurrence, have the potential to cause the greatest environmental impact in the Antarctic through accumulation of ... View entire text
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Landcare Research, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JACKIE AISLABIE
Phone: +64 7 858 3713
Fax: +64 7 858 4964
Email: aislabiej at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
Private Bag 3127
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
Publications/References
Aislabie, J. M., Balks, M. R., Foght, J. M., and Waterhouse, E. J., 2004: Hydrocarbon spills on Antarctic soils: Effects and management. Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 1265-1274.

Balks, M.R., Paetzold, R.F., Kimble J.M., Aislabie J., Campbell I.B., 2002. The diversity of microflora and microfauna and the thermal and moisture regimes of soils from contaminated and pristine soils from Scott Base, Marble Point and Bull Pass, Wright Valley. Antarct. Sci., 14, 319-326
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-06-30

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