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Long-range transport


The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) was established to ensure that governments work together to protect the environment from POPs that travel over long distances. Below is an overview of recent studies on POPs and Volatile Dimethylsiloxanes (VMS).


By McLachlan M. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. Volume 20, issue 1, January 2018, pages 32-37.


By Matthies M, Solomon K, Vighi M, Gilman A, Tarazona JV. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts (2016). Volumes 14;18 (9), September 2016, Pages 1114-28.

By Bridges J and Solomon K R. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health (2016). Volume 19. Pages 345-379. 


By Xu S and Wania F. Chemosphere. Volume 93. October 2013. Pages 835-843.


Scientific debate on Occurrence of Volatile Dimethylsiloxanes in Antarctica

By Mackay D, Gobas FSolomon KMacleod MMcLachlan MPowell D E and Xu S H. Environmental Science and Technology (2015). Volume 49(12), pages 7507-7509.

By Sanchís J, Cabrerizo A, Galbán-Malagón C, Barceló D, Farré M and Dachs J. Environmental Science and Technology (2015). Volume 49(7), pages 4415-4424.