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Main Title International Symposium on the Ecological Effects of Arctic Airborne Contaminants. Held in Reykjavik, Iceland on October 4-8, 1993.
Author Landers, D. H. ; Christie, S. J. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR. ;ManTech Environmental Technology International, Inc., Corvallis, OR.
Publisher cOct 93
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/600/J-94/343;
Stock Number PB94-206505
Additional Subjects Ecology ; Air pollution ; Arctic regions ; Meetings ; Global ; Abstracts ; Atmospheric composition ; Volatile organic compounds ; Path of pollutants ; Chlorohydrocarbons ; Spatial distribution ; Climatic changes ; Aerosols ; Mathematical models ; Physical properties ; Chemical properties ; Polychlorinated biphenyls ; USEPA ; USSR ; Foreign countries ; Tables(Data) ; Airborne contaminates ; Joint ventures ; Iceland ; Norway
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Abstract These scientific papers were presented at the Symposium, which was convened in October 1993 in Reykjav EDk, Iceland. (1) It was desinged to be interdisciplinary, forcing scientists from varied academic backgrounds to participate in sessions focused on germane but unfamiliar disciplines and (2) a serious effort was made to involve practicing arctic scientists from the former Soviet Union, whose arctic holdings represents over 65% of the arctic landmass. Arctic airborne contaminants, represented by a broad suite of substances, are known to be transported great distances from their sites of origin, often crossing national and ecological boundaries, where they are deposited and potentially incorporated into ecological systems. The Arctic environment presents an ideal situation in which to study global change. This is true particularly with respect to airborne contaminants. Many regions of the Arctic are thousands of kilometers from significant emission sources, yet it is clear that ecosystems in many of these distant locations are exposed to airborne contaminants. The relatively simple food web structure and low biodiversity (especially with regard to inland systems) combine to offer an excellent investigative environment.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN) Special Edition, Fall 94. See also AD-A269 955. Prepared in cooperation with ManTech Environmental Technology International, Inc., Corvallis, OR.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Category Codes 68A; 68; 57H; 55C; 99B
NTIS Prices PC A22/MF A04
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 428721975
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