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1. Zooplankton and Oceanographic Effects on Ocean Salmon Growth [GLOBEC_027_CAN_004]
Three main questions were addressed for this project: 1) How much does the abundance of zooplankton at Ocean Station Papa affect salmon growth? 2) How much does inter-annual variation in the amount ...


2. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


3. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


4. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota [BESTsed24]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the City of St. Helens National Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) ...


5. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota in the Lower Columbia Wauna River Area [BESTsed25]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the James River Wauna Mill's National Discharge Elimination System ...


6. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


7. Aluminum Company of America Class II Inspection [BESTsed31]
The objectives of the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permit (NPDES Permit No. WA-000029-9), determine effluent toxicity using ...


8. An Assessment of Metals Contamination in Lake Roosevelt. [BESTsed15]
In response to reports of elevated metals concentrations in fish and other environmental samples from Lake Roosevelt, Ecology conducted a series of field surveys between May and September 1986 to ...


9. Analysis of animal fat (Weddell Seal, Adelie Penguin and Skua) for DDT concentration [K017_1967_1968_NZ_3]
A special method was designed to test levels of DDT in the fats of Antarctica animals including Weddell seals, Adelie penguins and Skuas.. In this method emphasis was placed on identification of the ...


10. Antarctic Fish and Trophic Webs [ANTARCTIC_JCADM_DNA_FISH]
The objectives of this long-term project are twofold. The first is to collect baseline data on pollutant levels in notothenioids and their prey and predator species from the Potter Cove area. The ...


11. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...


12. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g–1 wet ...


13. Biomagnification of mercury in an Antarctic marine coastal food web during 1989-1991 [Biomagnification_of_mercury]
Twenty samples of surface sediment (the top 3.0 cm) were taken on soft bottoms (from 20 to 300 m depth) with a stainless steel box corer. Phytoplankon and zooplankton were sampled with conical nylon ...


14. Bolingen Islands penguin GIS dataset [bolingen_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Bolingen Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using ...


15. Class II Inspection of Wyerhaeuser, Longview Pulp and Paper Mill, April 16-18, 1990 [BESTsed01]
Sediment was sampled at three stations in April 1990 near the Weyerhaeuser's pulp and paper mill waste treatment plant outfall. Sediments were sampled for dioxins, furans, volatile and semivolatile ...


16. Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Pulp and Paper Mill, Wallula, Washington [BESTsed11]
The Department of Ecology (WDOE) conducted a Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Corp. bleached kraft pulp and paper mill at Wallula, WA during April of 1992. The mill is located on the east ...


17. Collaborative Mercury Research Network (COMERN) [gomc_350]
The overarching objective of the NB Coastal Case Study is to identify the fate of mercury in coastal ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy, and the susceptibility of this coastal region to local and long-range ...


18. Columbia River Dioxin Study [usepa_best03]
The Columbia River and segments of the Snake and Willamette Rivers are currently water quality limited due to the presence of elevated levels of 2,3,7,8-TCDD. As a result, U.S. EPA Region 10, established ...


19. Columbia River Sediment [BESTsed30]
The Puget Sound Water Quality Authority (PSWQA) is responsible for developing, adopting and overseeing the implementation of a water quality management plan for Puget Sound. The Department of Ecology, ...


20. Columbia Slough Sediment Analysis and Remediation Project. Phase I Report. [BESTsed04]
The Columbia Slough, an important recreational resource for the people of Portland, runs east to west just north of Portland and extends for more than 18 miles. For the purposes of this report the ...


21. Contaminant Exposure and Effects - Terrestrial Vertebrates [usgs_brd_pwrc_ceetv]
The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program of the Department of the resources under their stewardship. In accordance with the desire of many to continuously monitor the environmental ...


22. Determination of major and trace elements in soil, plant and mushroom samples [DMTESPMS-NIRS]
To accumulate the fundamental data concerning the behaviors of major and trace elements in environment, an elemental analysis of samples in environment is being carried out. The samples to be tested ...


23. Determination of the antioxidant status in Antarctic marine organisms. Xenobiotics impact on key species of trophic web -PICTO 36331 2005 [CDA_AR-Determination_of_the_antioxidant_status_in_Antarctic_marine_organisms]
ENGLISH The Antarctic continent was considered for decades a pristine area. Now, there is evidence of the presence of persistent toxic substances (PTS), a consequence of industrial and agricultural ...


24. Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay [usgsbrdcerc_mink]
In this study, mink (Mustela vison) were exposed to various amounts of carp (Cyprinus carpio) collected from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, MI, and the reproductive effects were observed. In this portion ...


25. Directed transport of volatile organochlorine pollutants to polar regions:the effect on contamination of Antarctic seabirds [ECA038]
This dataset reports the HCB and ΣPCB (here defined as the sum of the following congeners: 31, 28, 45, 52, 44, 66, 101, 97, 87, 110, 151, 107, 149, 118, 146, 153, 105, 141, 179, 138, 182, 183, 128, ...


26. Eastern Pacific Pelagic Fisheries from LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library [iri_eppf]
This data sets consists of data collected from Perue and Chile fisheries including climate variables to assess El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impacts. The data consist of the following: Weekly ...


27. Effect of Mining and Related Activities on the Sediment Trace Element Geochemistry of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho [BESTsed09]
The purpose of the USGS study was to determine the trace element concentrations, partitioning, and distribution in the sediment column and to relate them to mining, and mining related discharge operations ...


28. Elevated cadmium accumulation in marine organisms from Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica) during 1989-1991 [Cadmium_marine_organisms_BTN]
As a contribution towards identification of the principal environmental factors involved in cadmium accumulation in Antarctic marine organisms and the establishment of a baseline near the Italian ...


29. Experimental Water Purification by Plant-Purification of the Polluted Water with Heavy Metals [EXPERIMWAPURIPLANT]
Water pollution with heavy metals is one of the most serious environmental problems. The aim of the studies are to examine the function of plants to absorb heavy metals. Two species of plants were ...


30. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


31. Holme Bay penguin colonies digitised from 1992-3 Linhof aerial photography [holme_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Holme Bay (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ArcView ...


32. Increasing Levels and Biomagnification of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctic Biota [ECA047]
This dataset reports a study carried out on the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii), and southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonine), feeding at higher levels in the food web on fish and cephalopods, ...


33. Increasing levels and biomagnification of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctic biota [ECA037]
This dataset evidences that two benthic fish species (Gobionotothen gibberifrons, Chaenocephalus aceratus) feeding on benthos invertebrates and fish reflected significantly increasing concentrations ...


34. Indication of Geographic Variations of Organochlorine Concentrations in the Blubber of Antarctic Weddell Seals [ECA046]
This dataset highlights that samples of Weddell seals blubber from King George Island (the region with the mildest climate in the Antarctic) in 1994 showed the lowest DDT (11 to19 ng/g)and PCB (1 ...


35. Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of Extractable Organohalogens in the Antarctic Weddell Seal [ECA049]
In this dataset researchers measured extractable organohalogens PCBs, DDTs and chlordane compounds (CHLs) in blubber of Weddell seal caught at Syowa Station (69° 00’S, 39° 35’E) from 1980 to ...


36. Interactions of Mercury with Dissolved Organic Carbon in the Florida Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_Hg_DOC_fy04]
This project is designed to more clearly define the factors that control the occurrence, nature, and reactivity of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the Florida Everglades, especially with regard ...


37. Investigation of levels of endocrine disrupting compounds in the Antarctic environment and food chain [K068_2009_2010_NZ_1]
The study aims to quantify selected emerging Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) in sewage, and waters from Antarctica, and to study levels of EDCs in the food chain, including invertebrates, fish, ...


38. Investigation of the Distribution of Organochlorine and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds in the Lower Columbia River [WRIR_99_4051]
Organochlorine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds are of concern in the Columbia River Basin because of their adverse effects on fish and wildlife. Because these compounds can have important ...


39. Islands NE of Brattstrand Bluff penguin GIS dataset [bratts_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over some islands north east of Brattstrand Bluff islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), ...


40. Kalama Chemical, Inc. Class II Inspection, May 1988 [BESTsed07]
The study was a Class II Inspection of Kalama Chemical, Inc., an organic chemical manufacturer discharging both noncontact cooling water and treated process wastewater through a common outfall line ...


41. Longview Fibre Company Class II Inspection [BESTsed05]
Three stations were sampled in the area of the Lower Columbia River, Longview for dioxins and furans; volatile and semivolatile compounds; metals (Sb, As, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Se, Ag, Ti, and ...


42. Lower Columbia River Backwater Reconaissance Survey [BESTsed27]
Tetra Tech, Inc., was contracted by the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Program to conduct a supplemental reconnaissance survey of sediment and biota (fish and crayfish) contaminant levels in backwater ...


43. Lower Columbia River Contaminants Study [BESTsed23]
These data represent the USACOE, Portland District's sediment quality data with regard to dioxins and furans in sediment samples from areas that have already been dredged and areas that may potentially ...


44. Lower Columbia and Willamette River Contaminant Study [BESTsed22]
The report is a compilation of contaminant data entered in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District's Columbia River sediment database as of May 1991 (Stockton 1991). The database is separated ...


45. Melting Glaciers: A Probable Source of DDT to the Antarctic Marine Ecosystem [ECA041]
This dataset compares data on DDT concentration of Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) eggs and found that p,p'-DDE levels have not declined in the Palmer population of Adelie penguins in more than ...


46. Mercury Cycling and Bioaccumulation [USGS_SOFIA_dk_merc_cycl_bio]
This proposal identifies work elements that are logical extensions, and which build off, our previous work. Our overall scientific objective is to provide a complete understanding of the external ...


47. Mineralogical and Chemical Characteristics of Biomats in the Mining and Mineral Deposit Area [BIOMATS_MINING_AREA]
Formation of various biomats is commonly observed in the waste rocks and drainage ditches in the surrounding area of mines and deposits. By the electron microscopic observation of the biomats, the ...


48. Occurence of organochlorine pollutants in the eggs and dropping-amended soil of Antarctic large animals and its ecological significance [ECA039]
This dataset reports a study on eggs of skuas, penguins and giant petrel. It was found that the concentration accumulation of POPs was in the order of ΣPCB>ΣDDT>HCB>ΣHCH. The lower accumulation of ...


49. Ocean Data Evaluation System (ODES) [EPA_ODES]
The Ocean Data Evaluation System (ODES) is used for storing and analyzing water quality and biological data from marine, estuarine, and freshwater environments. The system supports Federal, ...


50. Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River Sediment Evaluation [BESTsed28]
The old mouth of the Cowlitz River provides a channel from deep water in the Columbia River to old river mile 0.7 of the Cowlitz River. The site has been dredged in the past to maintain the channel. ...


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