Geographical distribution of metals in livers of polar bears from the Northwest Territories, Canada.

@article{Braune1991GeographicalDO,
  title={Geographical distribution of metals in livers of polar bears from the Northwest Territories, Canada.},
  author={Birgit M Braune and Ross J. Norstrom and Maria Pik Wong and Brian T. Collins and Janghee Lee},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1991},
  volume={100 Spec No},
  pages={
          283-99
        }
}
Levels of Ag, Ca, Cd, cu, Fe, Hg, K, Mg, Mn, Na, P, Se and Zn were determined in livers of polar bears collected in 1984 in six zones in the Lancaster Sound. Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay areas of the Northwest Territories of Canada and compared with data collected in 1982 for the western part of the Canadian Arctic. Only levels of Cu, K and Zn were found to have no statistically significant differences among zones. The lowest levels of Ca, Fe, Mg, Mn, Na and P were found in the western Arctic, but… CONTINUE READING
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