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1. 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. ...

2. Exopolysaccharides from Antarctic bacteria [ASAC_2348]
Exopolysaccharide (EPS) is complex sugar made by many microbes in the Antarctic marine environment. This project seeks to understand the ecological role of microbial EPS in the Southern Ocean, where ...

3. 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 ...

4. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
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 ...

5. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...

6. 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 ...

7. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Aatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. 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 ...

14. Kalama Chemical, Inc. Class II Inspection, May 1988 [BESTsed07]
The study was a Class II Inspection of Kalama Chemical, Inc., an organic chemical manufacturer discharging both noncontact cooling water and treated process wastewater through a common outfall line ...

15. Lower Columbia River Contaminants Study [BESTsed23]
These data represent the USACOE, Portland District's sediment quality data with regard to dioxins and furans in sediment samples from areas that have already been dredged and areas that may potentially ...

16. PCDDs/PCDFs in Columbia River Suspended Particulate Matter. [BESTsed14]
The Department of Ecology (WDOE) conducted a sampling of suspended particulate matter (SPM) from the Columbia River at Northport as part of an investigation into the impact on Lake Roosevelt of discharges ...

17. Persistence of DDT in the Yakima River Drainage, Washington [BESTsed16]
This study was conducted in 1985 by Ecology's Water Quality Investigations Section in response to results from the Basic Water Monitoring Program (BWMP) which showed higher levels of DDT and metabolites ...

18. Polychlorinated Dioxins and -Furans in Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River) sportfish, 1990 [BESTsed10]
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 ...

19. Results of 1989 U.S. Moorings Sediment Quality Evaluation [BESTsed02]
Samples were taken at three stations the Willametter River-U.S. Moorings in Portland Harbor. Three samples were taken 15 feet out from the berthing dock and ranged from 4-6.5 feet in length. A sample ...

20. Reynolds Metal Company Class II Inspection [BESTsed08]
The objectives of the Reynolds Metals Company's aluminum smelter Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permits (NPDES Permit No. WA-00008-6 and Order 89-3), characterize ...

21. Screening Survey for Chemical Contaminants and Toxicity in Sediments at Five Lower Columbia River Ports September 22-24, 1987. [BESTsed12]
At the request of the Ecology Southwest Regional Office, the Toxics Investigations/Ground Water Monitoring Section conducted a reconnaissance survey of sediment quality at five ports along the lower ...

22. Second summary of data on chemical contaminants in sediments from the National Status and Trends Program. [BESTsed17]
NOAA's National Status and Trends Program has analyzed samples of surface sediments collected at almost 300 coastal and estuary sites throughout the United States since 1984 (NOAA 1991). These locations ...

23. Sensitivity of Cytochrome P450-1A1 Induction in Fish as a Biomarker for Distribution of TCDD and TCDF in the Willamette River,Oregon [BESTsed03]
Sampling sites were selected based upon possible industrial pollution sources. Surface sediment at six stations in the Willamette River mainstem and Middle Fork were sampled for dioxins and furans. ...

24. Spatial Trends in TCDD/TCDF Concentrations in Sediment and Bottom Fish Collected in Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River). [BESTsed13]
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 ...

25. Surface-water Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin in Washington: Chemical Analyses of Major, Minor and Trace Elements in Fine-Grained Sediment. [BESTsed20]
The overall scope of the surface water NAWQA program includes organic and inorganic analyses of media such as water, sediments, and biota. Inorganic data from this report will be used to relate the ...

26. Surface-water quality assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington:Pesticide, Other Trace-organic compound data for Water, Sediment, Soil, and Aquatic Biota [BESTsed19]
Contaminant data assessed in a variety of media (water, suspended and bed sediment, soil, and aquatic biota) were presented for samples collected from the Yakima River Basin between 1987 and 1990. ...

27. Toxicity of Fresh Versus Equilibrated Pore Water [usgsbrdpwrc0012]
Pore water is considered a primary route of contaminant exposure to benthic organisms. Used with solid-phase sediment evaluations, toxicity of pore water provides additional insight into the bioavailability ...

28. 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. ...

29. EPA's Toxicity/Tissue Residue Database for Aquatic Organisms [EPA_Toxicity_Residue_Database]
Researchers at the U.S. EPA, MED-Duluth have developed a comprehensive toxicity/tissue residue database for aquatic organisms exposed to inorganic and organic chemicals (Jarvinen, A.W., and G.T. Ankley. ...

30. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD DIFs
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...

31. 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 ...

32. 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. ...

33. 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 ...

34. Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay [usgsbrdcerc_mink]
In this study, mink (Mustela vison) were exposed to various amounts of carp (Cyprinus carpio) collected from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, MI, and the reproductive effects were observed. In this portion ...

35. Embryotoxicity of Great Lakes Lake Trout Extracts to Developing Rainbow Trout. [usgsbrdcerc_GreatLakeslaketrout]
Planar halogenated hydrocarbons (PHHs), such as polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls are present in aquatic systems, and are known to produce adverse effects in fish. This ...

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

37. 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 ...

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

39. 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 ...

40. 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 ...

41. 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 ...

42. 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 ...

43. 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 ...

44. 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 ...

45. 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, ...

46. 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 ...

47. 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 ...

48. 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 ...

49. 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 ...

50. 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 ...

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