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Identification of long-chain perfluorinated acids in biota from the Canadian Arctic.
Recently it was discovered that humans and animals from various urban and remote global locations contained a novel class of persistent fluorinated contaminants, the most pervasive of which wasExpand
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Persistent organic pollutants and mercury in marine biota of the Canadian Arctic: an overview of spatial and temporal trends.
This review summarizes and synthesizes the significant amount of data which was generated on mercury (Hg) and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Canadian Arctic marine biota since the firstExpand
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Spatial and temporal trends of contaminants in Canadian Arctic freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems: a review.
The state of knowledge of contaminants in Canadian Arctic biota of the freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems has advanced enormously since the publication of the first major reviews by Lockhart etExpand
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Temporal trends of organochlorines and mercury in seabird eggs from the Canadian Arctic, 1975-2003.
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Organochlorine pesticides, PCBs, total mercury and selenium were measured in eggs of thick-billed murres, northern fulmars and black-legged kittiwakes collected from Prince Leopold Island in theExpand
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Concentrations of selected essential and non-essential elements in arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and wolverines (Gulo gulo) from the Canadian Arctic.
Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and wolverine (Gulo gulo) tissues were collected in the Canadian Arctic from 1998 to 2001 and analyzed for various essential and non-essential elements. Several elementsExpand
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Mercury levels in Bonaparte's gulls (Larus Philadelphia) during autumn molt in the Quoddy region, New Brunswick, Canada
No significant between sex differences were detected in Hg concentrations in primary feathers, pectoral muscle, brain, liver, and kidney tissues of fall migrating juvenile and second-year Bonaparte'sExpand
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Levels and trends of organochlorines and brominated flame retardants in ivory gull eggs from the Canadian Arctic, 1976 to 2004.
The ivory gull (Pagophila eburnea) is a circumpolar marine bird which has recently been listed as an endangered species in Canada. To determine whether contaminants may be playing a role in theExpand
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Dynamics of organochlorine compounds in herring gulls: III. Tissue distribution and bioaccumulation in lake ontario gulls
Apparent biomagnification factors (BMFs, wet weight basis) for organochlorine com- pounds in herring gulls (Lams argentatus) in Lake Ontario were shown to be related to chlorine sub- stitutionExpand
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Trophic structure and mercury distribution in a Gulf of St. Lawrence (Canada) food web using stable isotope analysis.
Even at low concentrations in the environment, mercury has the potential to biomagnify in food chains and reaches levels of concern in apex predators. The aim of this study was to relate the transferExpand
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Contaminant residue levels in arctic wolves (Canis lupus) from the Yukon Territory, Canada.
Kidney, liver and bone samples were taken from 19 wolves (Canis lupus) collected from two locations in the Yukon Territory. Liver samples pooled by age and sex were analyzed for 22 organochlorineExpand
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