Dioxin - contemporary and future challenges of historical legacies

  • Roland WeberEmail author
  • Mats Tysklind
  • Caroline Gaus
Editorials (Part 1)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.POPs Environmental ConsultingGoeppingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden
  3. 3.National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology (EnTox)The University of QueenslandCoopers PlainsAustralia

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