Persistent organic pollutants at the base of the Antarctic marine food web.

@article{Chiuchiolo2004PersistentOP,
  title={Persistent organic pollutants at the base of the Antarctic marine food web.},
  author={Amy L Chiuchiolo and Rebecca M. Dickhut and Michele A Cochran and Hugh W Ducklow},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 13},
  pages={3551-7}
}
Various organochlorine pesticides and brominated diphenyl ethers (BDE-47, -99, and -100) were measured in sea ice algae, water column plankton, and juvenile and adult krill collected in the Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) region west of the Antarctic Peninsula during late austral winter and midsummer, 2001-2002. BDEs were 100-1000 times higher… CONTINUE READING