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Air-Water flux of organochlorine pesticides along the Western Antarctic Peninsula
Entry ID: ECA011

Abstract: Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), heptachlor, α- and γ- HCH and heptachlor epoxide were identified in air, seawater, sea ice, and snow. Samples were collected during the austral winter (September-October 2001) and summer (January-February 2002) along a transect in the Western Antarctic Peninsula. By comparison with previous studie they concluded HCB and HCH levels declined over the past 20 years, with a ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-10-07
Stop Date: 2001-10-26

Start Date: 2002-03-07
Stop Date: 2002-03-14
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Chiuchiolo, A. L., Dickhut, R. M., Cochran, M. A., and Ducklow, H. W., 2004: Persistent organic pollutants at the base of the Antarctic marine food web. Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 3551-3557.

Larsson, P., Jarnmark, C., and Sodergren, A., 1992: Pcbs and Chlorinated Pesticides in the Atmosphere and Aquatic Organisms of Ross Island, Antarctica. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 25, 281-287.

Montone, R. C., Taniguchi, S., and Weber, R. R., 2003: PCBs in the atmosphere of King George Island, Antarctica. Science of the Total Environment, 308, 167-173.
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-05-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23