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Table 1 Description and specification of samples

From: Contamination of livestock due to the operation of a small waste incinerator: a case incident in Skutulsfjörður, Iceland, in 2010

Sample Year Type Location Description
Engidalur 2010-2011 Milk (composite sample), beef, ewes, lamb and hay, soil Skutulsfjörður, NW Iceland. See Figure 2 Contaminated area. A dairy farm and a small sheep farm located within 2km radius from the waste incinerator
Control A 2010-2011 Milk (composite sample), soil/sediment Álftafjörður, NW Iceland Nearby fjord on the other side of the mountains, south east from Engidalur (≈ 10 km direct distance)
Control B 2010-2011 Milk (composite sample) Önundarfjörður, NW Iceland Nearby fjord on the other side of the mountains, south west from Engidalur (≈ 10 km direct distance)
Control C 2003-2004 Milk (composite samples), beef, lamb, hay Different locations in Iceland Average values from a previous control survey