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Origin of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Antarctic Atmosphere, Snow and Marine Food Web
Entry ID: NSF-ANT13-32492

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Summary
Abstract:

Many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), though banned in the U.S. since the 1970s, remain in the environment and continue to reach hitherto pristine regions such as the Arctic and Antarctic. The overall goals of this RAPID project are to better understand the remobilization of POPs from melting glaciers in the Antarctic, and their transfer into the food-web. Legacy POPs have characteristic ...


The broader impacts of the proposed research project will include the training of the next generation of scientists through support for a graduate student and a postdoctoral scholar. As well, this work will result in a better understanding of the relationship between pollutants, trophic food web ecology and global climate change in the pristine Antarctic ecosystem.


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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1332492
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Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-04-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2015-03-31T23:59:59.999Z
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
RAINER LOHMANN
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: rlohmann at uri.edu
Contact Address:
University of Rhode Island
City: Kingston
Province or State: RI
Postal Code: 02881
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-04-21