National Status and Trends Program; Mussel Watch Project
Entry ID: NCCOS_CCMA_NS_T_MWP

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Summary
Abstract: The Mussel Watch Project monitors a suite of contaminants in mussels and
oysters yearly at selected sites in coastal and estuarine waters of the United
States. On a less-than-annual basis, sediments at Mussel Watch Project sites
also are analyzed for contaminants. Mollusks are known to accumulate some
contaminants in their tissue at levels many times higher than in the
surrounding water. Because ... View entire text
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National Status and Trends Program

Description: Additional information on the Mussel Watch project
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 18.0   E: -67.0   W: -175.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NOS/NCCOS/CCMA
Dataset Title: NOAA's National Status and Trends Program
Online Resource: http:NSandT.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-01-01
Use Constraints NONE. PLEASE CITE NOAA'S NATIONAL STATUS AND TRENDS PROGRAM
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN CHRISTENSEN
Phone: (301) 713-3028
Email: john.christensen at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
NOAA/National Ocean Survey
1305 East-West Highway, SSMC4
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3281
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-713-3028 x 149
Email: ed.johnson at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1305 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-09
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