Atmospheric PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in Birmingham, UK: concentrations, sources, temporal and seasonal trends

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Concentrations of individual PCBs and DDT, DDE, alpha- and gamma-HCH were recorded in 62 air samples of 24 h duration taken every 1-2 weeks at an urban location in Birmingham, UK between April 1999 and July 2000. Concentrations of PCBs 31/28, 52, 49, 47, 105, 149, 153, 138/164, 174, and 180 were significantly lower (p

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1437-1445
Number of pages9
JournalAtmospheric Environment
Volume38
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004

Keywords

  • temporal trends, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides, concentrations, sources