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Comparing Black Carbon Types to Sequester PBDEs in Sediments
Research Brief - January 2014
Researchers from the University of California (UC), Riverside, found that the addition of black carbon reduces the bioavailability, or the fraction of chemicals that can be taken up by organisms, of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in sediment.