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1. Blackberry Eradication Study - Roan Mountain Massif Data Management Project [NBII_SAIN9]
This legacy dataset represents data that was collected from a set of vegetation plots treated with herbicides and exposed to mowing on the Tennessee side of Round Bald located in the Roan Mountain ...


2. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


3. A Geographic Information System Database for Environmental Contaminants in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin [USGS_CERC_RioGrand_Contaminants]
ABSTRACT: The assessment of contaminant stressors on biota of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo resulted from an effort of the Biomonitoring for Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program, to implement ...


4. Hazardous Pesticides - Exports [geodata_2215]
Refers to the value of the type of pesticide (put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles), provided to (exports) or received (imported) from the rest of the world. ...


5. Hazardous Pesticides - Imports [geodata_2216]
Refers to the value of the type of pesticide (put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles), provided to (exports) or received (imported) from the rest of the world. ...


6. Total Pesticides - Exports [geodata_2098]
Pesticide trade: Refers to the value of the type of pesticide (put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles), provided to (exports) or received (imported) from the rest ...


7. Total Pesticides - Imports [geodata_2099]
Pesticide trade: Refers to the value of the type of pesticide (put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles), provided to (exports) or received (imported) from the rest ...


8. Comparative Sensitivity of Selenastrum capricornutum and Lemna minor to Sixteen Herbicides [usgs_brd_cerc_d_algae]
Aquatic plant toxicity tests are frequently conducted in environmental risk assessments to determine the potential impacts of contaminants on primary producers. An examination of published plant toxicity ...


9. Comparative Sensitivty of Five Species of Macrophytes and Six Species of Algae to Atrazine, Metribuzin, Alachlor, and Metolachlor [usgs_brd_cerc_d_macro_algae]
This data relates to the relative sensitivity of five species of aquatic macrophytes and six species of algae to four commonly used herbicides (atrazine, metribuzin, alachlor, and metoachlor). Toxicity ...


10. Determination of Bioavailable Contaminants in the Lower Missouri River Following the Flood of 1993. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_postflood]
The semipermeable membrane device (SPMD) technology was employed to determine the presence of bioavailable organochlorine pesticides (OCs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and polyaromatic hydrocarbons ...


11. 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 ...


12. Toxicity of Sediment Collected Upriver and Downriver of Major Cities along the Lower Mississippi River. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_lower_Miss]
The Lower Mississippi River contributes significantly to the biodiversity and ecological stability of the alluvial valley, but agricultural, industrial and municipal developments have historically ...


13. Pesticides Consumption - Fongicides, Bactericides [geodata_1752]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data. Fungicides and ...


14. Participation in Treaties - Rotterdam Convention [geodata_1580]
The Convention establishes the principle that export of a chemical covered by the Convention can only take place with the prior informed consent of the importing party. The Convention establishes ...


15. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2004EVI]
The 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 111 variables for 235 countries and territories. This index ...


16. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


17. Pesticides Consumption - Herbicides [geodata_1106]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data. Herbicides include: ...


18. Pesticides Consumption - Insecticides [geodata_1109]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data. Insecticides ...


19. Pesticides Consumption - Mineral Oils [geodata_1112]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data.


20. Pesticides Consumption - Plant Growth Regulators [geodata_1115]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data.


21. Pesticides Consumption - Rodenticides [geodata_1118]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data. Rodenticides ...


22. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 Environmental ...


23. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_RIOJO]
The Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 35 Commission on Sustainable Development ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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, ...


26. 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 ...


27. Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals in International Trade [PIC]
In March 1998, after two years of negotiations, 95 governments finalized the text of the Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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. ...


30. 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 ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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) ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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. ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. Phosphorus and E.coli in the Fanno and Bronson Creek Subbasins of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, During Summer Low-Flow Conditions, 1996. [WRIR_004062]
As part of an ongoing cooperative study between the Unified Sewerage Agency of Washington County, Oregon, and the U.S. Geological Survey, phosphorus and Escherichia coli (E. coli) concentrations were ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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