University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dietary biomagnification of organochlorine contaminants in Alaskan polar bears

The variation in PCB153 and oxychlordane concentration are strong indicators of variation in diet and biomagnification of organochlorines among polar bears related to their sex, age, and trophic position.

Bentzen, T.W., E.H. Follmann, M.J. Wooller, D.C.G. Muir, S.C. Amstrup, G.W. York and T. M. O’Hara. 2008. Dietary biomagnification of organochlorine contaminants in Alaskan polar bears. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 177-191

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    http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1139/Z07-124

Status: Remote
Type: Data
End Date: 2008/01/01
Data Types: Report
Primary Agency
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Type
Academic

ISO Topics
biota

Geo-keywords
Alaska, Northslope Borough

Source Portal
North Slope Science Catalog ::

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http://alaska.portal.gina.alaska.edu/catalogs/255-dietary-biomagnification-of-organochlorine-cont
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