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Mercury and other trace elements in a pelagic Arctic marine food web (Northwater Polynya, Baffin Bay).
Total mercury (THg), methylmercury (MeHg) and 22 other trace elements were measured in ice algae, three species of zooplankton, mixed zooplankton samples, Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida), ringed sealsExpand
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Influence of chemical and biological factors on trophic transfer of persistent organic pollutants in the northwater polynya marine food web.
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and stable isotopes of nitrogen (delta 15N) were measured in zooplankton (6 species), a benthic invertebrate (Anonyx nugax), Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida),Expand
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Dietary accumulation and depuration of hydrophobic organochlorines: Bioaccumulation parameters and their relationship with the octanol/water partition coefficient
Dietary accumulation of 23 hydrophobic organochlorines (OCs) by juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) was studied with the objective of obtaining relationships between bioaccumulationExpand
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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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Body burdens and tissue concentrations of organochlorines in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) vary during seasonal fasts.
Lipophilic organochlorines (OCs) are ingested by mammals through their foods and are generally stored in adipose tissue depots. For some species, such as polar bears, the size of these depots canExpand
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Organochlorine contaminants (OCs) are a large group of ubiquitous pollutants that have potential as tracers of ecological processes. To examine this utility, we measured OCs, stable isotopes ofExpand
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Geographical distribution (2000) and temporal trends (1981-2000) of brominated diphenyl ethers in Great Lakes hewing gull eggs.
Geographical distribution of brominated diphenyl ether (BDE) flame retardants in the North American Great Lakes ecosystem in 2000 was determined by analysis of herring gull eggs (13 egg pools) from aExpand
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Brominated flame retardants in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, East Greenland, and Svalbard.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) were determined in adipose tissue of adult and subadult female polar bears sampled between 1999 and 2002 from sub-populations in Arctic Canada, easternExpand
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Arctic marine ecosystem contamination.
The current state of knowledge of levels, spatial and temporal trends of contaminants in the Arctic marine ecosystem varies greatly among pollutants and among environmental compartments. Levels ofExpand
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Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Contaminants in Polar Bears from Eastern Russia, North America, Greenland, and Svalbard: Biomonitoring of Arctic Pollution
Abstract. Adipose tissue samples from polar bears (Ursus maritimus) were obtained by necropsy or biopsy between the spring of 1989 to the spring of 1993 from Wrangel Island in Russia, most of theExpand
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