Industrial-era lead and mercury contamination in southern Greenland implicates North American sources.


To study the long-range transport of atmospheric pollutants from lower latitude industrial areas to the Arctic, we analysed a peat core spanning the last ~700cal.yr (~1300-2000CE) from southern Greenland, an area sensitive to atmospheric pollution from North American and Eurasian sources. A previous investigation conducted in the same location recorded… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.041