Mussel Watch Project
Entry ID: gomc_79

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Summary
Abstract: Mussel Watch is the longest continuous contaminant monitoring program in U.S. coastal waters. The project analyzes chemical and biological contaminant trends in sediment and bivalve tissue collected at over 280 coastal sites from 1986 to present.

The database includes: sediment and bivalve tissue chemistry for over 100 organic and inorganic contaminants; bivalve histology; and Clostridium perfringens data.

Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Related URL
Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 61.18   S: 17.63   E: -65.78   W: -159.41

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The longest continuous contaminant monitoring program in U.S. coastal waters.
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GUNNAR LAUENSTEIN
Phone: (301) 713-3028 x152
Email: gunnar.lauenstein at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 12703
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Various Online Data Transfer method
Fees: No
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 713-3028 x152
Email: gunnar.lauenstein at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 12703
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-26
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