An Assessment of Sediments from the Upper Mississippi River
Entry ID: usgs_brd_cerc_d_upper_Miss

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey has been monitoring the Upper Mississippi River
(UMR) since 1987 to document the fate and transport of contaminants associated
with sediments. The UMR is that part of the river upstream of the confluence
with the Ohio River at Cairo, IL and consists of a series of 26 navigational
pools created by a lock and dam system extending from Minneapolis, MN to St.
Louis, MO. ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata On CERC's NBII Metadata Node

Description: Related information on USEPA Project No. DW14935486-01-0.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 40.0   E: -90.0   W: -95.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: F. James Dwyer, Eric L. Brunson, Timothy J. Canfield, Christopher G. Ingersoll, Nile E. Kemble
Dataset Title: An Assessment of Sediments from the Upper Mississippi River
Dataset Release Date: 199706
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/metadata/nbii/html/cerc/www.cerc.usgs.gov_c...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-01-01
Quality Sediment samples and benthic organisms were collected from 24 of 26
navigational pools in the UMR and one pool in the Saint Croix River.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Columbia Environmental Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cerc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRIS HENKE
Phone: (573) 875-5399
Fax: (573) 876-1863
Email: chris_henke at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Columbia Environmental Research Center
4200 New Haven Road
City: Columbia
Province or State: MO
Postal Code: 65201-9634
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (573) 876-1819
Fax: (573) 876-1896
Email: Chris_Ingersoll at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Columbia Environmental Research Center
4200 New Haven Road
City: Columbia
Province or State: MO
Postal Code: 65201
Country: USA
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Publications/References
F. James Dwyer, Eric L. Brunson, Timothy J. Canfield, Christopher
G. Ingersoll, Nile E. Kemble. U.S. Geological Survey, Biological
Resources Division, Columbia Environmental Research Center (formerly
known as Environmental and Contaminants Research Center). 199706. An
Assessment of Sediments from the Upper Mississippi River. USEPA
Project No. DW14935486-01-0 Washington, D.C. U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-04-01
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