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PHAs in Soil at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Entry ID: ECA019

Abstract: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a group of compounds that have attracted much attention over the past several years. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has identified numerous PAHs as known or probable human carcinogens. The quantity of PAHs in the environment has dramatically increased, with the majority emitted from fossil fuel combustion sources. Surface soil ... View entire text
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Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-01-30
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Mazzera, D., Hayes, T., Lowenthal, D., Zielinska B., 1999. Quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil at Mcmurdo Station, Antarctica. Sci Total Environ., 229, 65-71.
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24