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Ambient concentrations of selected organochlorines in soil

Publication date:  December 1998
Publication reference number:  ME 318

This 1998 report provides data on the concentrations of dioxins, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides and chlorophenols in New Zealand soils. Samples were collected from reference sites (national parks and Department of Conservation estate land), agricultural sites (flat land and hill country pastoral soils), and urban sites (provincial and metropolitan centers comprising residential and commercial/light industrial areas).