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Willamette River Toxics Study - 1988/1991
Entry ID: BESTsed18

Abstract: 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 (ODEQ)
in cooperation with the U.S. EPA and Oregon State University
(OSU). This study was used as a screening survey to add to the
existing toxic pollutant data base for the Willamette River. The
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 43.0   E: -121.0   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Neil Mullane, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ)
Dataset Title: Willamette River Toxics Study - 1988/1991
Dataset Release Date: unknown
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-01-01
Quality No Quality Assurance Quality Control evaluation of the data was provided with
the report. The data qualifiers provided with the data were defined
as follows:

J Estimated value; value not accurate.
M Presence of material verified but not quantified.
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Data Center
Pacific Northwest, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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
Phone: (503) 229-5287
Email: mullane.neil at
Curtis, L.R., H.M. Carpenter, R.M. Donohoe, D.E. Williams,
O.R. Hedstrom, M.L. Deinzer, M.A. Beilstein, E. Foster, and R. Gates.
1993. Sensitivity of cytochrome P450-1A1 induction in fish as a
biomarker for distribution of TCDD and TCDF in the Willamette River,
Oregon. Environ. Sci. Technol. 27:2149-2157.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-04-27