Geochemical Processes in Organic-rich Sediments of South Florida - Mercury and Metals
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_metkotra

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Summary
Abstract: Human activities have led to the deterioration of the productivity, biodiversity, and stability of the south Florida ecosystem. The fate of anthropogenic contaminants incorporated into the organic-rich sediments is not fully understood. Physical, chemical, and biological processes may remobilize some of the contaminants and reintroduce them into water, atmosphere, and the biological community. ... View entire text
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Description: The Open-File Report containing the data may be downloaded from the SOFIA website
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Description:  the South Florida ACME study area

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.6   S: 24.75   E: -80.3   W: -81.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rama Kotra Larry P. Gough
Dataset Title: Geochemical Processes in Organic-rich Sediments of South Florida - Mercury and Metals
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Data Presentation Form: report
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/projects/merc_metals/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-10-01
Stop Date: 1998-09-31
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
SOUTH FLORIDA INFORMATION ACCESS, SOUTHEAST ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE CENTER, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sofia.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEATHER S. HENKEL
Phone: 727-502-8028
Fax: 727-502-8182
Email: hhenkel at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey - St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Format: Report
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 703-648-6271
Fax: 703-648-6683
Email: rkotra at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
MS 911
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Gough, L. P., Kotra, R. K.; Holmes, C. W.; Orem, W. H.; Hageman, P. L.; Briggs, P. H.; Meier, A. L.; Borwn, Z. A., 2000, Regional Geochemistry of Metals in Organic-Rich Sediments, Sawgrass and Surface Water, from Taylor Slough, Florida, USGS Open-File Report, OFR 00-327, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/ofr/00-327/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-24
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