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Screening Survey for Chemical Contaminants and Toxicity in Sediments at Five Lower Columbia River Ports September 22-24, 1987.
Entry ID: BESTsed12

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Abstract: At the request of the Ecology Southwest Regional Office, the Toxics
Investigations/Ground Water Monitoring Section conducted a
reconnaissance survey of sediment quality at five ports along the
lower Columbia River. Objectives of the survey were to characterize
the occurrence of toxic chemicals in the sediments and assess the
potential for sediment toxicity. Two acute bioassays were performed
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.0   S: 45.5   E: -122.7   W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Arthur Johnson, Washington State Department of Ecology
Dataset Title: Screening Survey for Chemical Contaminants and Toxicity in Sediments at Five Lower Columbia River Ports September 22-24, 1987.
Dataset Release Date: 1988
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington
Dataset Publisher: Washington State Department of Ecology
Data Presentation Form: pdf
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-09-22
Stop Date: 1987-09-24
Quality Quality assurance followed standard Manchester laboratory practice
described by Huntamer (1986). Method blanks, matrix spikes,
duplicates, and surrogate compound spikes (for organic analyses) were
included in the quality assurance program. All data met EPA Contract
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (206) 553-2135
Fax: (206) 553-0119
Email: davoli.dana at
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
0ea095, 1200 6th Avenue
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98101
Country: USA
Phone: (360) 407-6766
Email: rjo461 at ECY.WA.GOV
Contact Address:
Washington Department of Ecology
City: Olympia
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98504-7710
Country: USA
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American Public Health Association (APHA). 1985. Standards methods for the examination of water and wastewater, 16th ed. Washington, D.C.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-04-27
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