2. Fate and Transport of DDT in the Environment

The material for this lecture is heavy on the science. Don’t worry if you don’t understand it all – we’ll go over it in class.
Even if its not your cup of tea, I suspect you will come to appreciate the remarkable and challenging field of ecotoxicology.
Please read the following two articles:
We will cover four topics:
I. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs);the POP convention
II. DDT: Chemical structure and resulting properties
III. DDT: Partitioning and fate
IV. DDT: Long-range chemical transport

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