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Columbia Slough Sediment Analysis and Remediation Project. Phase I Report.
Entry ID: BESTsed04

Abstract: 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 upstream
boundary of the slough is Fairview Lake at NE 201st, a distance more
than 18 miles from the mouth of the Slough.

Several characterization studies in the Columbia Slough have detected
elevated ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 43.0   E: -120.0   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dames and Moore for the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services
Dataset Title: Columbia Slough Sediment Analysis and Remediation Project. Phase I Report.
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-06-01
Stop Date: 1992-06-01
Quality The analytical field screening methodologies were conducted in
accordance with the Field Screening Methods Catalog, September, 1988,
EPA/540/2-88/005. QA/QC samples were analyzed during each type of
analysis. Daily method blank, matrix spike, and replicates were also
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Data Center
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (206) 553-2135
Fax: (206) 553-0119
Email: davoli.dana at
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
0ea095, 1200 6th Avenue
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98101
Country: USA
Contact Address:
Portland Bureau of Environmental Services
City: Portland
Province or State: Oregon
Country: USA
Dames & Moore. 1991. Columbia Slough sediment analysis and
remediation project. Phase I report. Volume 1. Prepared for City of
Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services. Dames & Moore, Portland,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-04-27