Seals as Sentinels
Entry ID: gomc_151

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Summary
Abstract: Harbor seals in the Gulf of Maine show high tissue levels of PCBs,
dioxins, mercury and other industrial pollutants. MERI Founder and Executive
Director Dr. Shaw will share these findings and others from the organization's
ongoing Seals as Sentinels study, and explain the implications for human health
and the ocean environment.

Purpose: The Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI) is a 501(C)3
nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to scientific research and
education on the impacts of pollution on marine life and human health. Through
multidisciplinary research, research dissemination, education, and public
outreach, the organization strives to protect the health and biodiversity of
the marine environment for future generations

Sponsor: Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.67   S: 42.85   E: -66.74   W: -71.31

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Originating Center
Data Center
Marine Environmental Research Institute Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.meriresearch.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SUSAN SHAW
Phone: (207) 374-2135
Fax: 207-374-2931
Email: sshaw at meriresearch.org
Contact Address:
55 Main Street
P.O. Box 1652
City: Blue Hill
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04614
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: No
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (207) 374-2135
Fax: 207-374-2931
Email: sshaw at meriresearch.org
Contact Address:
55 Main Street
P.O. Box 1652
City: Blue Hill
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04614
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-12-22
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