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PAHs in soil and surface marine sediment near Jubany station (Antarctica)
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Abstract: This study reports the concentration of PAHs in sediment samples collected in two consecutive summer Antarctic expeditions at Potter Cove and on the peninsula, in the vicinity of Jubany Station (South Shetland Islands). Two- and 3-ring PAHs (methylnaphthalene, fluorene, phenanthrene and anthracene) were the main compounds found in most sites, although total PAH concentrations showed relatively low ... View entire text
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Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-12-30
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Curtosi, A., Pelletier, E., Vodopivez, C. L., and Mac Cormack, W. P., 2007: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil and surface marine sediment near Jubany Station (Antarctica). Role of permafrost as a low-permeability barrier. Science of the Total Environment, 383, 193-204.

Mac Cormack W.P. and Fraile E.R.,1997. Characterization of a hydrocarbon degrading psychrotrophic Antarctic bacterium. Antarct Sci, 9, 150–157.
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