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Passive-sampler derived air concentrations of persistent organic pollutants on a north-south transect in Chile.
Passive air samplers consisting of polyurethane foam (PUF) disks, were deployed in six locations in Chile along a north-south transect to investigate gas-phase concentrations of polychlorinatedExpand
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Evaluation of Water Quality in the Chillán River (Central Chile) Using Physicochemical Parameters and a Modified Water Quality Index
The Chillán River in Central Chile plays a fundamental role in local society, as a source of irrigation and drinking water, and as a sink for urban wastewater. In order to characterize the spatialExpand
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Pesticide levels in surface waters in an agricultural-forestry basin in Southern Chile.
Residues of five pesticides in surface water were surveyed during 2001 and 2003 in the Traiguen river basin in Southern Chile. Simazine, hexazinone, 2,4-D, picloram herbicides and carbendazimExpand
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Records of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in sediments of four remote Chilean Andean Lakes.
Sediment cores from four Chilean lakes along the Andes Chain (Chungará, Laja, Castor and Venus) were analysed in order to investigate PCB concentrations and distributions in sediment samples.Expand
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Organochlorine compounds in soils and sediments of the mountain Andean Lakes.
Semi-volatile organochlorine compounds (OC) were analyzed in remote Andean soils and lake sediments. The sampling sites covered a wide latitudinal gradient from 18 degrees S to 46 degrees S alongExpand
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Temperature dependence of the distribution of organochlorine compounds in the mosses of the Andean mountains.
Organochlorine compounds (OC), namely pentachlorobenzene, hexachlorobenzene, hexachlorocyclohexanes, polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs), and DDTs, have been studied in mosses distributed over three altitudeExpand
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Aerobic secondary utilization of a non-growth and inhibitory substrate 2,4,6-trichlorophenol by Sphingopyxis chilensis S37 and Sphingopyxis-like strain S32
This paper reports 2,4,6-trichlorophenol (246TCP) degradation bySphingopyxis chilensis S37 and Sphingopyxis chilensis-like strain S32,which were unable to use 246TCP as the sole carbon and energyExpand
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Preliminary data on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in farmed fish tissues (Salmo salar) and fish feed in Southern Chile.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) have become an issue of global concern. Recent studies have shown that farmed salmon can accumulate high levels of brominated compounds in their tissues andExpand
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PCBs and PBDEs in wild Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Northern Patagonia, Chile.
This paper documents the accumulation and emerging levels of Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) found in theExpand
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Comparison of haloacetic acids in the environment of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Haloacetic acids (HAAs) are a family of compounds whose environmental concentrations have been extensively studied, primarily in Europe. Depending on the compound, their sources are believed to beExpand
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