Mercury accumulation in sediments and seabird feathers from the Antarctic Peninsula.

@article{Calle2015MercuryAI,
  title={Mercury accumulation in sediments and seabird feathers from the Antarctic Peninsula.},
  author={Paola Calle and O. Alvarado and Lorena Monserrate and J. M. Cevallos and N. Calle and J. Alava},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={
          410-7
        }
}
In an effort to assess the impact of mercury in the Antarctic Peninsula, we conducted ecotoxicological research in this region during the summer of 2012 and 2013. The objectives were to assess: (a) mercury levels in sediment samples; (b) mercury accumulation in Antarctic seabird feathers: Catharacta lonnbergi (brown skua), Pygoscelis papua (gentoo penguin) and Pygoscelis antarctica (chinstrap penguin); and (c) biomagnification (BMF predator/prey) and biota sediment accumulation (BSAF skuas… Expand

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