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51. 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 ...


52. 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 ...


53. 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 ...


54. 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 ...


55. 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 ...


56. 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 ...


57. 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 ...


58. 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 ...


59. Directed transport of volatile organochlorine pollutants to polar regions:the effect on contamination of Antarctic seabirds [ECA038]
This dataset reports the HCB and ΣPCB (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, ...


60. Distribution of EMAP Grid Hexagons and Points for Biodiversity Research [USU_HEXAGON]
The "Distribution of EMAP Grid Hexagons and Points for Biodiversity Research" data sets are available at: 'http://www.nr.usu.edu/docs/archive/archive.html' Three README files of documentation are ...


61. 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. ...


62. East Africa Biodiversity Metadatabase from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_157]
Availability of Biodiversity Information for East Africa Launched in 1992 at the Conference Conservation of Biodiversity in Africa, Nairobi, the project represents a survey of the ...


63. Eastern Pacific Pelagic Fisheries from LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library [iri_eppf]
This data sets consists of data collected from Perue and Chile fisheries including climate variables to assess El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impacts. The data consist of the following: Weekly ...


64. Ecological Risk Assessment of Toxic Substances in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem: Wildlife Effects and Exposure Assessment [USGS_SOFIA_eco_assess_risk_toxics]
This project will be carried out in several locations throughout those areas critical to the South Florida Restoration Initiative. These areas include: 1) Water Conservation Areas 1, 2, and 3 of the ...


65. Ecotoxicology (ECOTOX) Database [EPA_ECOTOX]
The ECOTOX (ECOTOXicology) database provides single chemical toxicity information for aquatic and terrestrial life. ECOTOX is a useful tool for examining impacts of chemicals on the environment. ...


66. 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 ...


67. Effect on Narcissus Plant by Exhaust Emissions Derived from Diesel Engine [NARCISSUSEXHAUSTEMIS]
Polluted narcissuses by exhaust emissions derived from a diesel engine twice a day were investigated by scanning electron microscope-energy dispersive X-ray analyzer, transmission electron microscopy ...


68. Elevated cadmium accumulation in marine organisms from Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica) during 1989-1991 [Cadmium_marine_organisms_BTN]
As a contribution towards identification of the principal environmental factors involved in cadmium accumulation in Antarctic marine organisms and the establishment of a baseline near the Italian ...


69. 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 ...


70. Environmental Biogeology of Aquatic Ecosystem:In the Case of the Rivers in Kanazawa [AQUATICECOSYSTEMKANA2AWA]
Water and clay minerals of sediments in rivers around Kanazawa were twice analyzed during two years to assess water pollution and the role of microbial remediation.For both Saigawa and Asanogawa, ...


71. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD METADATA
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 ...


72. Experimental Water Purification by Plant-Purification of the Polluted Water with Heavy Metals [EXPERIMWAPURIPLANT]
Water pollution with heavy metals is one of the most serious environmental problems. The aim of the studies are to examine the function of plants to absorb heavy metals. Two species of plants were ...


73. 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 ...


74. Federal Survey of PCBs in U.S. Atlantic Coast Bluefish (1984-85) [NMFS0034]
The federal survey of PCBs in Atlantic Coast bluefish data file contains concentrations of PCBs, selected pesticides and lipid. PCB and lipid concentrations are for both fish composite and individual ...


75. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


76. Holme Bay penguin colonies digitised from 1992-3 Linhof aerial photography [holme_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Holme Bay (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ArcView ...


77. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [icun_2002redlist]
2002 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species database IUCN - The World Conservation Union, through its Species Survival Commission (SSC) has for four decades been assessing the conservation ...


78. 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, ...


79. Increasing levels and biomagnification of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctic biota [ECA037]
This dataset evidences that two benthic fish species (Gobionotothen gibberifrons, Chaenocephalus aceratus) feeding on benthos invertebrates and fish reflected significantly increasing concentrations ...


80. 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 ...


81. 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 ...


82. Interactions of Mercury with Dissolved Organic Carbon in the Florida Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_Hg_DOC_fy04]
This project is designed to more clearly define the factors that control the occurrence, nature, and reactivity of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the Florida Everglades, especially with regard ...


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


84. 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, ...


85. 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 ...


86. Islands NE of Brattstrand Bluff penguin GIS dataset [bratts_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over some islands north east of Brattstrand Bluff islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), ...


87. 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 ...


88. Kennebunk Water Quality and Phytoplankton Monitoring Program [gomc_119]
Maine Healthy Beaches Program is a partnership between the Maine State Planning Office/Coastal Program, Maine Bureau of Health, Maine Departments of Conservation and Environmental Protection, the ...


89. 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 ...


90. 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 ...


91. 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 ...


92. 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 ...


93. 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 ...


94. Marine Toxic Substances and Pollutants (F144) from In-Situ Samples [FW00222]
This data type contains data on ambient concentrations of toxic substances and other pollutants in the marine environment. The data derive from laboratory analyses of samples of water, sediment or ...


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


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. Mercury Cycling and Bioaccumulation [USGS_SOFIA_dk_merc_cycl_bio]
This proposal identifies work elements that are logical extensions, and which build off, our previous work. Our overall scientific objective is to provide a complete understanding of the external ...


98. Microbial communities in biopiles during bioremediation, determined using qPCR technique [AAS_4100_Biopile-microbial-communities]
Soil was collected between November and December 2012 at Casey. Experimental incubations were conducted between November 2012 and February 2013. Laboratory analyses were carried out between February ...


99. Mineralogical and Chemical Characteristics of Biomats in the Mining and Mineral Deposit Area [BIOMATS_MINING_AREA]
Formation of various biomats is commonly observed in the waste rocks and drainage ditches in the surrounding area of mines and deposits. By the electron microscopic observation of the biomats, the ...


100. 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 ...


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