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Accumulation of trace elements in aquatic food chains due to sea-fill activities.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Chemistry, 2015)
Elevated levels of trace elements in the environment are of great concern because of their persistence, and their high potential to harm living organisms. The exposure of aquatic biota to trace elements can lead to ...
Presence, Fate, and Behaviour of Emerging Micropollutants in the New Zealand and Antarctic Coastal Environment
(University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2013)
Many chemicals used in everyday personal care products are today amongst the most commonly detected compounds in surface waters throughout the world. Collectively referred to as micropollutants, they include paraben ...
Investigating Cyanotoxin Production by Benthic Freshwater Cyanobacteria in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2012)
Cyanobacteria can form nuisance proliferations and produce large concentrations of toxins that pose a health hazard. This thesis investigates cyanotoxin production by New Zealand benthic cyanobacteria. Cyanobacteria were ...