New Hampshire Gulf Watch Program

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Unknown
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: New Hampshire Gulf Watch Program
Description:
Abstract:
Study design: parameters -- heavy metals and toxic organic contaminants in blue mussel, oyster, and clam tissue. Type: Bay Waterbody or Watershed Names: GREAT BAY ESTUARY; RYE HARBOR; HAMPTON-SEABROOK HARBOR To monitor marine sentinel species' exposure to organic and inorganic contaminants. Additional Information OR Comments: Contact Phil Trowbridge for data @ 603-749-1565. Comments -- The Gulf of Maine Council Gulfwatch Program funds two sites per year and USEPA via the NH Estuaries Program funds 2 sites/year. Website -- http://www.gulfofmaine.org/gulfwatch Sample Site Locations: Stations -- the three annual trend sites are located in Clarks cove (portsmouth harbor), dover point, and hampton/seabrook harbor. Oyster and clam tissue stations are located at Nannie Island and middle ground in Hampton Harbor, respectively. Number of Samples Collected: Sampling frequency -- three annual trend sites for blue mussels and a rotating schedule for other sites. Oyster and clam tissue samples are taken every three years. One or two other stations for blue mussels are sampled each year.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19910101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.843
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.686
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 43.133
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.877
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > WATER QUALITY > OCEAN CONTAMINANTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > MOLLUSKS > BIVALVES
Theme_Keyword: GOMMP > GULF OF MAINE MONITORING PROGRAMS
Theme_Keyword: Blue Mussels
Theme_Keyword: Oysters
Theme_Keyword: Clams
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW HAMPSHIRE
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MAINE
Access_Constraints: Contact Phil Trowbridge.
Use_Constraints:
None noted, contact Phil Trowbridge.
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Yes
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
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Lineage:
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Process_Description:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NH/DES > Department of Environmental Services, New Hampshire
Contact_Person: PHIL TROWBRIDGE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Address: 29 Hazen Drive
City: Concord
State_or_Province: NH
Postal_Code: 03302
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 603-271-8863
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ptrowbridge@des.state.nh.us
Resource_Description: gomc_360
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://des.nh.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.des.state.nh.us/OneStop.htm
Access_Instructions:
Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available from this web site.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://nhep.unh.edu
Access_Instructions:
Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available from this web site.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.gulfofmaine.org/gulfwatch
Access_Instructions:
Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available from this web site.
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20061115
Metadata_Review_Date: 20070413
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: PHIL TROWBRIDGE
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Address: 29 Hazen Drive
City: Concord
State_or_Province: NH
Postal_Code: 03302
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 603-271-8863
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ptrowbridge@des.state.nh.us
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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