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Nemirovskaya, Inna A (2006): Concentration of organic compounds in the snow-ice cover of the Eastern Antarctic. P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, PANGAEA,

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This paper presents data on concentrations and composition of organic substances, lipids, and hydrocarbons, in the snow-ice cover of fast ices and continental lakes of Antarctic. It was shown that organic compounds were accumulated in layers with the most intense autochthonous processes (mainly at the snow-ice and ice-water boundaries). These zones remain active at a biogeochemical medium even at low temperatures. The maximum content of organic compounds (10-20 times that of the snow-ice cover of other regions) and a sharp change in the proportions of their migration forms in the ice volume were detected in the regions of penguin colonies (fast ice in the Buromsky Island and a lake in the Haswell Island). Contents and composition of hydrocarbons in Antarctic ices were compared with those of Arctic ices.
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Nemirovskaya, Inna A (2006): Organic compounds in the snow-ice cover of Eastern Antarctica. Geochemistry International, 44(8), 825-834,
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