Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries
Entry ID: usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco

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Summary
Abstract: The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program is
designed to assess and monitor the effects of environmental contaminants on
biological resources, particularly those under the stewardship of the
Department of the Interior. BEST examines contaminant issues at national,
regional, and local scales, and uses field monitoring techniques and
information assessment tools tailored to ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Barnett Rattner, U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Release Place: Laurel, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/contaminants-online/pages/SpeciesReports/S...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Obtained through literature searches using various literature search tools.
Relatively thorough information derived from numerous electronic searches of
published literature.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Wildlife and Contaminants Online, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/contaminants-online/
Dataset ID: bioeco

Data Center Personnel
Name: BARNETT RATTNER
Phone: 301 497-5671
Fax: 301 497-5675
Email: barnett_rattner at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
12011 Beech Forest Road
City: Laurel
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20708-4041
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301 497-5671
Fax: 301 497-5675
Email: barnett_rattner at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
12011 Beech Forest Road
City: Laurel
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20708-4041
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Nancy Golden, U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Ranking terrestrial vertebrate species for utility in biomonitoring and
vulnerability to environmental contaminants. Reviews in Environmental
Contamination and Toxicology, 2002.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-01-03
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