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Distribution of Polychlorinated biphenils (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides in soil from east Antarctic Coast
Entry ID: ECA024

Abstract: This dataset reports the concentration of hexachlorobenzene (HCB), α-, β- and γ- 41 hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) isomers, o,p'- and p,p'-isomers of DDT and 28 PCB congeners in eleven soil samples and one lichen collected on the Eastern coast of Antarctica from 5 Russian stations. The concentration of OCPs and PCBs was highly variable for different pollutants and between the research stations. This ... View entire text
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Start Date: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-07-30
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Romanian Polar Research Institute
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Negoita, T. G., Covaci, A., Gheorghe, A., and Schepens, P., 2003: Distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides in soils from the East Antarctic coast. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 5, 281-286.

T. G. Negoita, G. Stefanic, M. E. Irimescu-Orzan, G. Oprea and V. Palanciuc, 2001. Chemical and biological characterization of soils from the Antarctic east coast Polar Biol., 24, 565–571.
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23