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1. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...

2. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...

3. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT METADATA
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...

4. Project 3054 Season 1 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_09_10_ecotox]   CHILD METADATA
This dataset contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...

5. Toxicity of copper to three Macquarie Island marine gastropods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Gastropods]
Monthly avgs. of atmospheric vert. profile estimates and VMR for atmospheric species are provided at 2 deg. lat. X 4 deg. long. spatial grids and subsetted TES standard pressure levels. Algms for ...

6. Toxicity of copper, cadmium and zinc to Macquarie Island marine invertebrates [AAS_4100_MI_marine_CuZnCd]
We investigated the toxicity of copper, zinc and cadmium to the following taxa: copepods Tigriopus angulatus (Lang) and Harpacticus sp. (Order Harpacticoida, Family Harpacticidae); flatworm Obrimoposthia ...

7. EPA's Toxicity Reference Database [EPA_ToxRefDB]
ToxRefDB was developed by the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT) in partnership with EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), to store data from in vivo animal toxicity studies. ...

8. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Sites, Pacific Northwest, 1995 [Inforain_RCRA]
This dataset describes the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act sites in the Pacific Northwest Region in 1995. This includes the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of ...

9. Disease, Parasite, and Immunological Study of Birds Through Blood and Feces Samples in the Netherlands and Norway [IPY-NL-birdhealth-Loonen-samples]
Blood (plasma, red blood cells and blood smears) and feces samples of birds collected during IPY to study diseases, parasites and immunological parameters. The data set is collected as part of IPY-project ...

10. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries - usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco [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 ...

11. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...

12. 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) ...

13. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota in the Lower Columbia Wauna River Area [BESTsed25]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the James River Wauna Mill's National Discharge Elimination System ...

14. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...

15. Aluminum Company of America Class II Inspection [BESTsed31]
The objectives of the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permit (NPDES Permit No. WA-000029-9), determine effluent toxicity using ...

16. An Assessment of Metals Contamination in Lake Roosevelt. [BESTsed15]
In response to reports of elevated metals concentrations in fish and other environmental samples from Lake Roosevelt, Ecology conducted a series of field surveys between May and September 1986 to ...

17. 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 ...

18. Analysis of animal fat (Weddell Seal, Adelie Penguin and Skua) for DDT concentration [K017_1967_1968_NZ_3]
A special method was designed to test levels of DDT in the fats of Antarctica animals including Weddell seals, Adelie penguins and Skuas.. In this method emphasis was placed on identification of the ...

19. Antarctic Ecosystem Environmental Contamination, Climate Change and Human Impact [ECA027]
In the Southern Ocean, the marginal ice zone is the nursery ground for E. superba (by far the dominant herbivore), which channels organic matter produced by nanoplankton and diatoms to cephalopods, ...

20. Antarctic Fish and Trophic Webs [ANTARCTIC_JCADM_DNA_FISH]
The objectives of this long-term project are twofold. The first is to collect baseline data on pollutant levels in notothenioids and their prey and predator species from the Potter Cove area. The ...

21. Application of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Measurement of Polychlorinated Biphenyls from Hydrophobic Solutions. [usgsbrdcerc_immunosorbentassay]
The objectives of this work were 1) to study the recovery and homogenity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in solution prepared for ELISA by direct dilution of isooctane solutions; 2) to evaluate ...

22. Aquatic Toxicity: Protocols, Results, and Literature, Canada [Canada_EC_AQUATOX]
The Aquatic Toxicity: Protocols, Results, and Literature, Canada, contains the results of toxicity tests on industrial wastewaters and chemicals; toxicity test methods; videos (for training); and ...

23. 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 ...

24. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...

25. Biochemical Studies on Antarctic Fish from the Instituto Antartico Argentino [CDA_AR_BIO_BIOCHEMICALFISH_DATA]
This work is part of the research program undertaken by the Argentine Institute and the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The investigations on biochemisty and nutritional characteristics of ...

26. Biochemical Studies on Antarctic Krill from the Instituto Antartico Argentino [CDA_AR_BIO_BIOCHEMICALKRIL_DATA]
This work is part of the research program undertaken by the Argentine Institute and the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The investigations on biochemisty and nutritional characteristics of ...

27. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g–1 wet ...

28. Biodiversity Data Sourcebook from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_149]
This sourcebook of biodiversity data was released in part as a contribution to the First Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Bahamas, ...

29. Biologia reproductiva y alimenticia de la paloma antartica [CDA_AR_BIO_GREATER_SHEATHBILL]   PARENT METADATA
Breeding and feeding biology of Greater Sheathbill at Antarctica and Argentine coast. Breeding chronology. Egg morphology and chicks growth (weight, wing lenght, tarsus lenght, bill lenght). Breeding ...

30. Biomagnification of mercury in an Antarctic marine coastal food web during 1989-1991 [Biomagnification_of_mercury]
Twenty samples of surface sediment (the top 3.0 cm) were taken on soft bottoms (from 20 to 300 m depth) with a stainless steel box corer. Phytoplankon and zooplankton were sampled with conical nylon ...

31. Bolingen Islands penguin GIS dataset [bolingen_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Bolingen Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using ...

32. Boron Tolerance Databases: Boron Tolerance Limits for Agricultural Crops, USDA-ARS, Soil Salinity Laboratory [USDA.ARS.USSL.BoronCrops]
This database contains boron tolerance information for a variety of agricultural crops. The information was compiled from a variety of studies and the data serve only as guidelines to relative tolerances. ...

33. Boron Tolerance Databases: Boron Tolerance Limits for Ornamentals, USDA-ARS, Soil Salinity Laboratory [USDA.ARS.USSL.BoronOrnament]
This database contains boron tolerance information for a variety of ornamentals. The information was compiled from a variety of studies and the data serve only as guidelines to relative tolerances. ...

34. 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 ...

35. Chemical tracers to asses diet and persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic type killer whales [ECA035]
This data set considers the PCBs, DDTs, CHLs, HCB and HCHs measured in blubber from Antarctic Type C killer whales and found that mean concentrations in all groups of POPs were significantly higher ...

36. Chesapeake Bay Pesticide Database [USDA_ChesapeakePesticide]
This database compiles most of the pesticide residue data measured in surface water, surface microlayer, groundwater, sediment, and biota, of the Chesapeake Bay from 1976 to 1994. It was prepared ...

37. Chesapeake Bay Program [epa_cbprogram]   CHILD METADATA
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 ...

38. Class II Inspection of Wyerhaeuser, Longview Pulp and Paper Mill, April 16-18, 1990 [BESTsed01]
Sediment was sampled at three stations in April 1990 near the Weyerhaeuser's pulp and paper mill waste treatment plant outfall. Sediments were sampled for dioxins, furans, volatile and semivolatile ...

39. Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Pulp and Paper Mill, Wallula, Washington [BESTsed11]
The Department of Ecology (WDOE) conducted a Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Corp. bleached kraft pulp and paper mill at Wallula, WA during April of 1992. The mill is located on the east ...

40. Collaborative Mercury Research Network (COMERN) [gomc_350]
The overarching objective of the NB Coastal Case Study is to identify the fate of mercury in coastal ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy, and the susceptibility of this coastal region to local and long-range ...

41. 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 ...

42. 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, ...

43. Columbia Slough Sediment Analysis and Remediation Project. Phase I Report. [BESTsed04]
The Columbia Slough, an important recreational resource for the people of Portland, runs east to west just north of Portland and extends for more than 18 miles. For the purposes of this report the ...

44. Comparison of the Uptake of Dioxin-Like Compounds by Caged Channel Catfish and Semipermeable Membrane Devices in the Saginaw River Michigan [usgsbrdcerc_dioxincompounds]
Elevated concentrations of planar, halogenated hydrocarbons have been linked to reproductive problems in a variety of fish-eating birds and mammals in the Great Lakes and in particular Saginaw Bay. ...

45. Contaminant Exposure and Effects - Terrestrial Vertebrates [usgs_brd_pwrc_ceetv]
The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program of the Department of the resources under their stewardship. In accordance with the desire of many to continuously monitor the environmental ...

46. Copper Homeostasis and Toxicity in the elasmobranch Raja erinacea and the Teleost Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus During Exposure to Elevated Water-Borne Copper [RSMAS_MG-001]
Clear nosed skate, Raja erinacea were exposed to 0.10 (control), 0.52 or 1.73 mM copper and sculpin, Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus were exposed to 0.10 or 1.73 mM copper (as CuSO ) in Salisbury ...

47. 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 ...

48. 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 ...

49. Determination of major and trace elements in soil, plant and mushroom samples [DMTESPMS-NIRS]
To accumulate the fundamental data concerning the behaviors of major and trace elements in environment, an elemental analysis of samples in environment is being carried out. The samples to be tested ...

50. Determination of the antioxidant status in Antarctic marine organisms. Xenobiotics impact on key species of trophic web -PICTO 36331 2005 [CDA_AR-Determination_of_the_antioxidant_status_in_Antarctic_marine_organisms]
ENGLISH The Antarctic continent was considered for decades a pristine area. Now, there is evidence of the presence of persistent toxic substances (PTS), a consequence of industrial and agricultural ...

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