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Columbia River Sediment
Entry ID: BESTsed30

Abstract: 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,
which adopts some of PSWQA's ideas, began investigative work in 1987
to monitor Columbia River dischargers to ensure they are consistent
with the PSWQA demands for marine waters. The particular ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.6   S: 45.5   E: -122.4   W: -122.6

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Steve Young, James River Corporation (now Georgia Pacific)
Dataset Title: Columbia River Sediment
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: 1989-09-01
Stop Date: 1989-09-01
Quality No Quality Assurance/Quality Control information was provided in the
report. The only qualifier code used in the data set provided was "U"
- Not detected. Value given is the detection limit.

Users of these data should be reminded that they were collected in the
vicinity of a potential souce of industrial pollutants.

All data entered in the database were reviewed for data entry errors.
All detected errors were corrected.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
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
Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 16th
Ed., American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C., 1985.
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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