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The Svalbard Glaucous Gull as Bioindicator Species in the European Arctic: Insight from 35 Years of Contaminants Research

  • J. Verreault
  • G.W. Gabrielsen
  • J.O. Bustnes
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Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 205)

Abstract

The Svalbard archipelago (Norway) of the European Arctic is an important sink for anthropogenic chemicals transported via atmospheric and oceanic currents from distant sites of production and use.

Keywords

Basal Metabolic Rate PBDE Congener Contaminant Exposure Maternal Transfer Svalbard Archipelago 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département des sciences biologiquesUniversité du Québec à Montréal, Succursale Centre-villeMontréalCanada
  2. 2.National Wildlife Research CentreCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada
  3. 3.Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental CentreTromsøNorway
  4. 4.Norwegian Institute for Nature ResearchPolar Environmental CentreTromsøNorway

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