National Analysis of Trace Elements, National Water Quality Assessment Program, Water Resources Discipline, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
The National Analysis of Trace Elements use trace elements that are inorganic
chemicals usually occuring in small amounts in nature. Water managers and
scientists across the US rate trace elements among the highest-priority issues
for the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program. NAWQA is studying 31
metals, metalloids, and radionuclides with the goal of understanding their
distribution and release by human and natural influences.


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