Contaminant residues in seabird eggs from the Canadian Arctic. Part I. Temporal trends 1975-1998.

@article{Braune2001ContaminantRI,
  title={Contaminant residues in seabird eggs from the Canadian Arctic. Part I. Temporal trends 1975-1998.},
  author={Birgit M Braune and G M Donaldson and Keith A Hobson},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2001},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={39-54}
}
Concentrations of total mercury, selenium and a suite of organochlorine compounds were measured in eggs of thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia), northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) and black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) collected on Prince Leopold Island in Lancaster Sound, Nunavut, Canada, between 1975 and 1998. Mercury levels in thick-billed murre and northern fulmar eggs increased significantly during this period while selenium concentrations decreased significantly in northern fulmar… CONTINUE READING
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