Database: National Survey of Mercury Concentrations in Fish (1990-1995)
Entry ID: epa_mercury

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Summary
Abstract: The Environmental Protection Agency began a cooperative effort in 1995
to assemble a nationwide data base on total mercury concentrations in
fish tissue. The first objective of this project was to assemble and
review data on the mercury contamination in fish tissue. This step
included identifying appropriate state and federal agencies and other
groups with relevant ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: Database: National Survey of Mercury Concentrations in Fish (1990-1995)
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: EPA, Office of Water
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/ost/fish/mercurydata.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data from 40 states and the District of Columbia comprise the national
data base on total mercury concentrations in fish tissue. The data
are broadly categorized into three groups, providing location,
biological, and mercury concentration information. The principal
features of the national data base on mercury concentrations are: Fish
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Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/water/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EPA STAFF
Email: OW-GENERAL at epamail.epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (4101)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 1200
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water. 2000.
National Survey of Mercury Concentrations in Fish, U.S. EPA,
Washington, D.C. Publication may be obtained at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-11-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-28
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-11-27
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