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51. Investigation of Bird Mortality in the Playa Lakes of Southeastern New Mexico. [brdnwhc0001]


52. Persistent Environmental Contaminants in United States Fish and Wildlife [usgsbrdcerc_perscontam]
Contaminant concentrations in freshwater fish and birds were periodically measured. Fish were selected for monitoring aquatic ecosystems because of their tendency to accumulate pesticides and other ...


53. Physical and Biological Factors Associated with Avian Cholera in Wetland Ecosystems [brdnwhc0002]


54. Toxicity of Water from Three South Carolina Rivers to Larval Striped Bass [BRD_TOXICITY]
The toxicity of water from three rivers in the Santee-Cooper drainage of South Carolina was evaluated in a series of on-site studies with larval striped bass Morone saxatiliss. Mortality and swimming ...


55. DISCOVERY-FOOD-WEBS: Scotia Sea FOOD-WEBS [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00514]
Ocean food webs modify the efficiency with which CO2 is absorbed from the atmosphere into the sea, fixed by phytoplankton in the surface layers and then transported to the ocean interior. This so-called ...


56. DISCOVERY-OEM: Ocean Ecosystems and Management [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00513]
Maintaining long-term food security in a changing environment is one of the greatest challenges to the sustainable exploitation of the Earth System, including its oceans. The well publicised collapses ...


57. State of the Environment - Norway 2004 [SOE_NORWAY]
State of the Environment Norway ("http://www.environment.no/" provides the latest information about the state and development of the environment. The service presents environmental topics ...


58. California Wildlife and Toxicity Database [cepa_oehha_cal_ecotox]
The California Wildlife Exposure Factor and Toxicity Database (Cal/Ecotox) is a compilation of exposure factors (i.e., ecological and physiological data) and toxicity data for a number of California ...


59. Chesapeake Bay Program [epa_cbprogram]   CHILD DIFs
EPAs Chesapeake Bay Program Office coordinates the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) with the other offices located in EPA's regional office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The CBP is a unique ...


60. Columbia River Sediment [BESTsed30]
The Puget Sound Water Quality Authority (PSWQA) is responsible for developing, adopting and overseeing the implementation of a water quality management plan for Puget Sound. The Department of Ecology, ...


61. Facilities in the Toxic Release Inventory [UTC_TRIfacilities]
This data set is a subset of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Envirofacts point data set which includes facilities included in the the Toxic Release Inventory. Information on total ...


62. Olympia, Washington PCB and Pesticides Study [usepa_best05]
In June 1990, as part of Ecology's investigation of contaminants in Lake Roosevelt, a series of sediment and bottom fish samples were collected from Lake Roosevelt and vicinity for analysis of PCDDs ...


63. Selected Elements and Organic Chemicals in Bed Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, 1992-96. [WRIR_99_4107]
Selected Elements and Organic Chemicals in Bed Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, 1992-96.Denny Road). Concentrations of total chlordane, dieldrin, and p,p'-DDE in sediment ...


64. Surface-Water-Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington [WRIR_98_4113]
Surface-water-quality conditions were assessed in the Yakima River Basin, which drains 6,155 square miles of mostly forested, range, and agricultural land in Washington. The Yakima River Basin is ...


65. Willamette River Toxics Study - 1988/1991 [BESTsed18]
A study was conducted to investigate the presence and effects of toxic pollutants at 26 locations in the Willamette River and selected tributaries by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality ...


66. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota [BESTsed24]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the City of St. Helens National Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) ...


67. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries [usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco]
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 ...


68. Columbia River Dioxin Study [usepa_best03]
The Columbia River and segments of the Snake and Willamette Rivers are currently water quality limited due to the presence of elevated levels of 2,3,7,8-TCDD. As a result, U.S. EPA Region 10, established ...


69. Determining the prevalence of IPNV in brook trout during embryonic development [LSC_IPNV]
The earliest research involving infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) showed that the virus was carried by adult fish and transmitted with sex products, i.e. eggs and milt. Epizootics of IPN ...


70. Effect of Mining and Related Activities on the Sediment Trace Element Geochemistry of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho [BESTsed09]
The purpose of the USGS study was to determine the trace element concentrations, partitioning, and distribution in the sediment column and to relate them to mining, and mining related discharge operations ...


71. Investigation of the Distribution of Organochlorine and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds in the Lower Columbia River [WRIR_99_4051]
Organochlorine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds are of concern in the Columbia River Basin because of their adverse effects on fish and wildlife. Because these compounds can have important ...


72. Longview Fibre Company Class II Inspection [BESTsed05]
Three stations were sampled in the area of the Lower Columbia River, Longview for dioxins and furans; volatile and semivolatile compounds; metals (Sb, As, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Se, Ag, Ti, and ...


73. Lower Columbia River Backwater Reconaissance Survey [BESTsed27]
Tetra Tech, Inc., was contracted by the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Program to conduct a supplemental reconnaissance survey of sediment and biota (fish and crayfish) contaminant levels in backwater ...


74. Lower Columbia and Willamette River Contaminant Study [BESTsed22]
The report is a compilation of contaminant data entered in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District's Columbia River sediment database as of May 1991 (Stockton 1991). The database is separated ...


75. Monitoring of Toxic Contaminants in Washington State [wa_de_toxicsmonitoring]
Toxic contamination of our air, water, soil, and wildlife is a concern in Washington State. Humans and wildlife face a variety of risks due to toxic chemicals in the environments. For many areas of ...


76. Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River Sediment Evaluation [BESTsed28]
The old mouth of the Cowlitz River provides a channel from deep water in the Columbia River to old river mile 0.7 of the Cowlitz River. The site has been dredged in the past to maintain the channel. ...


77. Organochlorine Contaminants in Aquatic Resources from the Columbia River [BESTsed21]
The Columbia River Estuary is exposed to a variety of contaminants through municipal and industrial permitted discharges, urban and industrial nonpoint pollution, accidental spills of oil and hazardous ...


78. Reconaissance Survey of the lower Columbia River [BESTsed26]
Tetra Tech, Inc., was contracted by the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Program to conduct a reconnaissance level survey of water, sediment, and biota (fish and crayfish) contaminant levels in these ...


79. Selected Fish Tissue Contaminant Data from the U.S. EPA Columbia River Toxic Substances Study. [BESTsed06]
The Columbia River and segments of the Snake and Willamette Rivers are currently water quality limited due to the presence of elevated levels of 2,3,7,8 - TCDD. As a result, U.S. EPA Region 10 established ...


80. Water Quality and Algal Conditions in the North Umpqua River Basin, Oregon, 1992-1995 [WRIR_98_4125]
This data came from a synoptic water-quality and algal investigation during July 1995 at 36 stream sites in a 1,350 square-mile area of the North Umpqua River Basin, Oregon. The study area includes ...


81. Major Marine Ecological Disturbances, Morbidity, Mortality and Disease of Marine Wildlife Species Human Health and Economic Impacts [HEED_UNH]
The HEED (Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions of) Global Change Program, a 3-year effort funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Global Programs ...


82. Records of Decision System (RODS) [EPA0136]
"Records of Decision System (RODS)" was developed to track site clean-ups under the Superfund program and to justify the type of treatment chosen at each site. Additionally, RODS stores information ...


83. Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) [EPA0169]
The "Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS)" database has been compiled by state and federal environmental agencies under the direction of the U.S. Environmental Protection ...


84. The Atlas of Canada - 6th Edition, On-line Interactive Mapping [Canada_CCRS_NatlAtlas_1_7.5]
This collection contains digital map data which is represented as GIF images when accessed using the interactive mapping software on the Atlas of Canada Web site (http://atlas.gc.ca). These map layers ...


85. Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) [EPA0164]
"The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)" database contains data on annual estimated releases of over 300 toxic chemicals to air, water and land by the manufacturing industry. TRI's main purpose is to encourage ...


86. Right-to-Know GIS Atlas of the United States [Right_to_Know]
The Right-to-Know GIS Atlas of the United States CD is a comprehensive collection of public knowledge GIS data. The maps work with the free ArcExplorer GIS viewer, ArcView GIS, and many other GIS ...


87. Assessing the Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Seafood [FDA_Oilspill]
FDA operates a mandatory safety program for all fish and fishery products under the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Public Health Service Act, and related regulations. The ...


88. The occurrence of gold in Usnea auratiaco-atra [110-88_03]
In Usnea aurantiaco-atra (Jacq)- Bory, a lichen species collected in the Antarctica, the gold content was determined by the cupellation methods, 317 ppb and 1089 ppb dry weight were found in the lichen ...


89. Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of Extractable Organohalogens in the Antarctic Weddell Seal [ECA049]
In this dataset researchers measured extractable organohalogens PCBs, DDTs and chlordane compounds (CHLs) in blubber of Weddell seal caught at Syowa Station (69? 00?S, 39? 35?E) from 1980 to ...


90. Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in penguin and south polar skua [ECA042]
This data set examines concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (DFs) and dioxin-like PCBs in the liver of polar bears from the Alaskan Arctic, in the liver of Weddell ...


91. Analysing toxicological impacts of contaminants on Notothenioid fish: Impacts of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) [K068_2009_2010_NZ_2]
Target species Trematomus benacchii (n=72)from Cape Evans were collected live for the purpose of conducting a dose-response experiment in New Zealand on the live fish. Fish were dosed with different ...


92. Investigation of levels of endocrine disrupting compounds in the Antarctic environment and food chain [K068_2009_2010_NZ_1]
The study aims to quantify selected emerging Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) in sewage, and waters from Antarctica, and to study levels of EDCs in the food chain, including invertebrates, fish, ...


93. Directed transport of volatile organochlorine pollutants to polar regions:the effect on contamination of Antarctic seabirds [ECA038]
This dataset reports the HCB and ?PCB (here defined as the sum of the following congeners: 31, 28, 45, 52, 44, 66, 101, 97, 87, 110, 151, 107, 149, 118, 146, 153, 105, 141, 179, 138, 182, 183, 128, ...


94. Increasing Levels and Biomagnification of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctic Biota [ECA047]
This dataset reports a study carried out on the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii), and southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonine), feeding at higher levels in the food web on fish and cephalopods, ...


95. Indication of Geographic Variations of Organochlorine Concentrations in the Blubber of Antarctic Weddell Seals [ECA046]
This dataset highlights that samples of Weddell seals blubber from King George Island (the region with the mildest climate in the Antarctic) in 1994 showed the lowest DDT (11 to19 ng/g)and PCB (1 ...


96. Melting Glaciers: A Probable Source of DDT to the Antarctic Marine Ecosystem [ECA041]
This dataset compares data on DDT concentration of Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) eggs and found that p,p'-DDE levels have not declined in the Palmer population of Adelie penguins in more than ...


97. Occurence of organochlorine pollutants in the eggs and dropping-amended soil of Antarctic large animals and its ecological significance [ECA039]
This dataset reports a study on eggs of skuas, penguins and giant petrel. It was found that the concentration accumulation of POPs was in the order of ?PCB>?DDT>HCB>?HCH. The lower accumulation of ...


98. Organochlorines and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels in Pinniped Milk from the Arctic, the Antarctic, California and Australia [ECA045]
Investigations on organochlorine concentrations in organs and tissues of Antarctic seals began in the 1980s. This dataset analyses concentrations of organochlorines and polychlorinated biphenyls in ...


99. Organochlorines in Antarctic and Arctic Avian Top Predators [ECA044]
Bustnes (2006) compared organochlorines (OCs) levels in Antarctic and Arctic avian top predators analyzing blood sampled from the wing vein of south polar skuas (142 skuas, 73 females and 69 males) ...


100. PFCs and Related Fluorochemicals in Albatrosses, Elephant Seals, Penguins and Polar Skua from the Southern Ocean [ECA043]
This dataset investigates the presence of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) blood, unhatched Adelie penguin eggs and whole blood of South Polar skua collected ...


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