Significance of the long range transport of pesticides in the atmosphere

  title={Significance of the long range transport of pesticides in the atmosphere},
  author={John Unsworth and R Donald Wauchope and Arnold William Klein and Erwin Dorn and B. ZEEH and Shiau-Ping Yeh and Malin {\AA}kerblom and Kenneth D. Racke and Barbara Rubin},
Since the 1960s there has been a growing body of data regarding the presence of pesticides in the atmosphere. The monitoring results obtained show that traces of pesticides may undergo long range transport and be deposited considerable distances away from the treatment areas, including remote areas such as the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Pesticides have been found in air, rain, cloud water, fog and snow. The appearance and subsequent behaviour of pesticides in the atmosphere are complex… CONTINUE READING


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