Marine macroalgae in polar regions as natural sources for volatile organohalogens

@article{Laturnus2001MarineMI,
  title={Marine macroalgae in polar regions as natural sources for volatile organohalogens},
  author={Frank Laturnus},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={103-108}
}
  • F. Laturnus
  • Published 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Marine macroalgae species from the polar regions were investigated for their importance as natural sources of volatile halogenated compounds released into the biosphere. Several different halogenated C1 to C4 hydrocarbons were identified and their release rates determined. The compounds contained mainly bromine and iodine, and form was the dominant compound released. Although an annual atmospheric input of approximately 108−1010 g bromine and 107−108 g iodine was calculated from the release… 
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