Chemical Reactivity as a Tool for Estimating Persistence

Journal article published in 2005 by Nicholas Green, Ake BergmanORCID

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Abstract
Persistence, along with bioaccumulation and toxicity, is one of the key elements that define a persistent organic pollutant. However, the concept of persistence itself is not well defined. Nicholas Green and Åke Bergman of Stockholm University propose a new, quantitative approach for credibly measuring persistence.