Articles | Volume 10, issue 9
Biogeosciences, 10, 6069–6089, 2013

Special issue: Deep-sea ecosystems in European seas

Biogeosciences, 10, 6069–6089, 2013

Research article 24 Sep 2013

Research article | 24 Sep 2013

Occurrence, sources and transport pathways of natural and anthropogenic hydrocarbons in deep-sea sediments of the eastern Mediterranean Sea

C. Parinos et al.

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