Atmospheric Deposition of Mercury in the Boston Area
Entry ID: USGS_NAWQA_HG_DEP

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Summary
Abstract: Atmospheric deposition has been found to be the dominant source of mercury (Hg)
in New England's aquatic environment (Krabbenhoft and others, 1999; Northeast
States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) and others, 1998). Little
is known about atmospheric mercury deposition in urban areas because most
atmospheric monitoring to date has been done in rural areas. Preliminary water,
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Description: Summary of 2002 data from the New England Coastal Basins Mercury Deposition
Network.

Description: USGS National Atmospheric Deposition Program.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 40.0   E: -70.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Atmospheric Deposition of Mercury in the Boston Area
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://nh.water.usgs.gov/projects/nawqa/hg_dep.htm
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
New Hampshire-Vermont Water Science Center, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nh.water.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KEITH ROBINSON
Email: dc_nh at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
New Hampshire/Vermont Water Science Center
361 Commerce Way
City: Pembroke
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03275
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
Keating, M.H., Mahaffey, K.R., and Schoeny, R, 1996, Mercury study report to Congress, Volume I: Executive summary, SAB Review Draft, EPA-452/R-96-001a.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-07-27
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