Passive air sampling of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and emerging compounds in Kolkata megacity and rural mangrove wetland Sundarban in India: An approach to regional monitoring.

@article{Pozo2017PassiveAS,
  title={Passive air sampling of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and emerging compounds in Kolkata megacity and rural mangrove wetland Sundarban in India: An approach to regional monitoring.},
  author={Karla Pozo and Santosh Kumar Sarkar and Victor H Estellano and Soumita Mitra and Ondrej Audi and Petr Kuku{\vc}ka and Petra Přibylov{\'a} and Jana Kl{\'a}nov{\'a} and Simonetta Corsolini},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2017},
  volume={168},
  pages={1430-1438}
}
Polyurethane foam (PUF) disk passive air samplers were deployed concurrently at five sites across Kolkata megacity and the rural mangrove wetland of Sundarban (UNESCO World Heritage Site) between January-March in 2014. Samples were analyzed for hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCHs), dichlorodiphenyltricholoroethanes (DDTs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and… CONTINUE READING