Personal care products and steroid hormones in the Antarctic coastal environment associated with two Antarctic research stations, McMurdo Station and Scott Base
- Resource Type
- ACADEMIC JOURNAL
- In Environmental Research January 2015 136:331-342
@@@@Highlights •PPCPS were determined in Antarctic research base effluents, coastal seawater, sea ice and biota.•PPCPs were detected in seawater and biota up to 25km from the research stations’ WWTP discharges.•WWTP discharges are sources of PPCPs in Antarctic coastal waters.•Disposal of raw effluent via sea ice cracks is a further source of PPCPs in coastal waters.