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Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota
Entry ID: BESTsed24

Abstract: 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)
Permit (Tetra Tech 1992). Samples were collected from five sites to
evaluate the accumulation of dioxins and furans in sediment and
crayfish. Sediment and crayfish sampling primarily focused on
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.0   S: 45.0   E: -122.0   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota
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: 1991-09-01
Stop Date: 1991-09-01
Quality Data were reviewed by Dr. William Luksemburg of Alta Analytical
Laboratory. The review included all ion chromatograms, initial and
continuing calibrations, column performance check mixes, calculations
of positive values and detection limits, ion abundance ratios for
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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
Tetra Tech. 1992. City of St. Helens discharge monitoring report:
Accumulation of dioxins and furans in sediment and biota. Prepared
for City of St. Helens, St. Helens, OR. Tetra Tech, Inc., Bellevue, WA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-05-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-05-27