Dynamics and Distribution of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in the Baltic Sea

  • J. Axelman
  • C. Näf
  • C. Bandh
  • R. Ishaq
  • H. Pettersen
  • Y. Zebühr
  • D. Broman
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 148)


The main objectives of this study were to quantify the distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) between air, water and sediments and to estimate the most important fluxes between these compartments by synthesizing all data in a semi-empirical mass balance of PAHs and PCBs for the Baltic Sea.


Sediment Trap Diffusive Exchange Hydrophobic Organic Compound Volatilization Flux Great Lake Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Axelman
  • C. Näf
  • C. Bandh
  • R. Ishaq
  • H. Pettersen
  • Y. Zebühr
  • D. Broman

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