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1. Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River Sediment Evaluation [BESTsed28]
The old mouth of the Cowlitz River provides a channel from deep water in the Columbia River to old river mile 0.7 of the Cowlitz River. The site has been dredged in the past to maintain the channel. ...


2. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...


3. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g–1 wet ...


4. Biomagnification of mercury in an Antarctic marine coastal food web during 1989-1991 [Biomagnification_of_mercury]
Twenty samples of surface sediment (the top 3.0 cm) were taken on soft bottoms (from 20 to 300 m depth) with a stainless steel box corer. Phytoplankon and zooplankton were sampled with conical nylon ...


5. Bolingen Islands penguin GIS dataset [bolingen_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Bolingen Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using ...


6. POPs in the Fat Tissue of Seabirds from King George Island, Antarctica [ECA040]
This datset collected data for chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in subcutaneous fat samples from Brown skuas, three species of penguins: ...


7. Polychlorinated Dioxins and -Furans in Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River) sportfish, 1990 [BESTsed10]
In June 1990, as part of Ecology's investigation of contaminants in Lake Roosevelt, a series of sediment and bottom fish samples were collected from Lake Roosevelt and vicinity for analysis of PCDDs ...


8. Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in penguin and south polar skua [ECA042]
This data set examines concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (DFs) and dioxin-like PCBs in the liver of polar bears from the Alaskan Arctic, in the liver of Weddell ...


9. Project 3054 Season 2 and 3 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments; amphipods [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


10. Project 3054 Season 2 and 3 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments; amphipods [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


11. Reynolds Metal Company Class II Inspection [BESTsed08]
The objectives of the Reynolds Metals Company's aluminum smelter Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permits (NPDES Permit No. WA-00008-6 and Order 89-3), characterize ...


12. Occurence of organochlorine pollutants in the eggs and dropping-amended soil of Antarctic large animals and its ecological significance [ECA039]
This dataset reports a study on eggs of skuas, penguins and giant petrel. It was found that the concentration accumulation of POPs was in the order of ΣPCB>ΣDDT>HCB>ΣHCH. The lower accumulation of ...


13. Ocean Data Evaluation System (ODES) [EPA_ODES]
The Ocean Data Evaluation System (ODES) is used for storing and analyzing water quality and biological data from marine, estuarine, and freshwater environments. The system supports Federal, ...


14. Olympia, Washington PCB and Pesticides Study [usepa_best05]
In June 1990, as part of Ecology's investigation of contaminants in Lake Roosevelt, a series of sediment and bottom fish samples were collected from Lake Roosevelt and vicinity for analysis of PCDDs ...


15. Organochlorine Contaminants in Aquatic Resources from the Columbia River [BESTsed21]
The Columbia River Estuary is exposed to a variety of contaminants through municipal and industrial permitted discharges, urban and industrial nonpoint pollution, accidental spills of oil and hazardous ...


16. Organochlorines and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels in Pinniped Milk from the Arctic, the Antarctic, California and Australia [ECA045]
Investigations on organochlorine concentrations in organs and tissues of Antarctic seals began in the 1980s. This dataset analyses concentrations of organochlorines and polychlorinated biphenyls in ...


17. Organochlorines in Antarctic and Arctic Avian Top Predators [ECA044]
Bustnes (2006) compared organochlorines (OCs) levels in Antarctic and Arctic avian top predators analyzing blood sampled from the wing vein of south polar skuas (142 skuas, 73 females and 69 males) ...


18. PCDDs/PCDFs in Columbia River Suspended Particulate Matter. [BESTsed14]
The Department of Ecology (WDOE) conducted a sampling of suspended particulate matter (SPM) from the Columbia River at Northport as part of an investigation into the impact on Lake Roosevelt of discharges ...


19. PFCs and Related Fluorochemicals in Albatrosses, Elephant Seals, Penguins and Polar Skua from the Southern Ocean [ECA043]
This dataset investigates the presence of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) blood, unhatched Adelie penguin eggs and whole blood of South Polar skua collected ...


20. Persistence of DDT in the Yakima River Drainage, Washington [BESTsed16]
This study was conducted in 1985 by Ecology's Water Quality Investigations Section in response to results from the Basic Water Monitoring Program (BWMP) which showed higher levels of DDT and metabolites ...


21. Rauer Group penguin colonies digitised from Linhof aerial photography [rauer_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Rauer Group (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ArcView ...


22. Reconaissance Survey of the lower Columbia River [BESTsed26]
Tetra Tech, Inc., was contracted by the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Program to conduct a reconnaissance level survey of water, sediment, and biota (fish and crayfish) contaminant levels in these ...


23. Residues of Persistent Organochlorine Contaminants in Southern Elephant Seals from Elephant Island, Antarctica [ECA048]
This dataset reports a study about blubber samples (n = 129) from live and apparently healthy female and male pups, juveniles and adults of M. leonine (elephant seal) caught at Elephant Island in ...


24. Results of 1989 U.S. Moorings Sediment Quality Evaluation [BESTsed02]
Samples were taken at three stations the Willametter River-U.S. Moorings in Portland Harbor. Three samples were taken 15 feet out from the berthing dock and ranged from 4-6.5 feet in length. A sample ...


25. Screening Survey for Chemical Contaminants and Toxicity in Sediments at Five Lower Columbia River Ports September 22-24, 1987. [BESTsed12]
At the request of the Ecology Southwest Regional Office, the Toxics Investigations/Ground Water Monitoring Section conducted a reconnaissance survey of sediment quality at five ports along the lower ...


26. Seals as Sentinels [gomc_151]
Harbor seals in the Gulf of Maine show high tissue levels of PCBs, dioxins, mercury and other industrial pollutants. MERI Founder and Executive Director Dr. Shaw will share these findings and others ...


27. Second summary of data on chemical contaminants in sediments from the National Status and Trends Program. [BESTsed17]
NOAA's National Status and Trends Program has analyzed samples of surface sediments collected at almost 300 coastal and estuary sites throughout the United States since 1984 (NOAA 1991). These locations ...


28. Selected Elements and Organic Chemicals in Bed Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, 1992-96. [WRIR_99_4107]
Selected Elements and Organic Chemicals in Bed Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, 1992-96.Denny Road). Concentrations of total chlordane, dieldrin, and p,p'-DDE in sediment ...


29. Selected Fish Tissue Contaminant Data from the U.S. EPA Columbia River Toxic Substances Study. [BESTsed06]
The Columbia River and segments of the Snake and Willamette Rivers are currently water quality limited due to the presence of elevated levels of 2,3,7,8 - TCDD. As a result, U.S. EPA Region 10 established ...


30. Sensitivity of Cytochrome P450-1A1 Induction in Fish as a Biomarker for Distribution of TCDD and TCDF in the Willamette River,Oregon [BESTsed03]
Sampling sites were selected based upon possible industrial pollution sources. Surface sediment at six stations in the Willamette River mainstem and Middle Fork were sampled for dioxins and furans. ...


31. Spatial Trends in TCDD/TCDF Concentrations in Sediment and Bottom Fish Collected in Lake Roosevelt (Columbia River). [BESTsed13]
In June 1990, as part of Ecology's investigation of contaminants in Lake Roosevelt, a series of sediment and bottom fish samples were collected from Lake Roosevelt and vicinity for analysis of PCDDs ...


32. Steinnes Group penguin GIS dataset [steinnes_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Steinnes Group (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


33. Succession guidelines in coastal benthic communities of Antarctica [CNDA-ESP_REN2000-3193-E]
In English: The campaign was developed in collaboration with the Alfred Wegener Institut of Bremerhaven, the aim was to study the marine benthos communities colonization and succession processes ...


34. Surface-Water-Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington [WRIR_98_4113]
Surface-water-quality conditions were assessed in the Yakima River Basin, which drains 6,155 square miles of mostly forested, range, and agricultural land in Washington. The Yakima River Basin is ...


35. Surface-water Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin in Washington: Chemical Analyses of Major, Minor and Trace Elements in Fine-Grained Sediment. [BESTsed20]
The overall scope of the surface water NAWQA program includes organic and inorganic analyses of media such as water, sediments, and biota. Inorganic data from this report will be used to relate the ...


36. Surface-water quality assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington:Pesticide, Other Trace-organic compound data for Water, Sediment, Soil, and Aquatic Biota [BESTsed19]
Contaminant data assessed in a variety of media (water, suspended and bed sediment, soil, and aquatic biota) were presented for samples collected from the Yakima River Basin between 1987 and 1990. ...


37. Svenner Islands penguin GIS dataset [svenner_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Svenner Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


38. The Sea as major source of ions to lichens in terrestrial ecosystems of Victoria Land [Ions_to_lichens_Victoria_Land]
Lichens and mosses constitute the bulk of plant biomass in terrestrial ecosystem of continental Antarctica. On the hypothesis that cryptogams can be used as an early warning system to detect the effects ...


39. Toxicity of Fresh Versus Equilibrated Pore Water [usgsbrdpwrc0012]
Pore water is considered a primary route of contaminant exposure to benthic organisms. Used with solid-phase sediment evaluations, toxicity of pore water provides additional insight into the bioavailability ...


40. Toxicity of copper, cadmium and zinc to Macquarie Island marine invertebrates [AAS_4100_MI_marine_CuZnCd]
We investigated the toxicity of copper, zinc and cadmium to the following taxa: copepods Tigriopus angulatus (Lang) and Harpacticus sp. (Order Harpacticoida, Family Harpacticidae); flatworm Obrimoposthia ...


41. Toxicity of metals to Antarctic marine microalgae [AAS_4100_Microalgae_Toxicity]
This metadata record contains the results from 11 bioassays conducted with 2 species of Antarctic marine microalgae. Seven tests were conducted with Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae), assessing ...


42. Toxicity of single metals and metal mixtures to Antarctic Marine Copepods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Copepods]
This metadata record contains the results of two bioassays testing the response of Antarctic marine copepods to both individual and combined metals via 14 day toxicity tests. The tests were conducted ...


43. Vermont ANR Fish Contaminant Monitoring Database [VTANRFISHCONTAM]
This includes data on fish tissue contaminants such as mercury, PCB's and pesticides from Waters of Vermont.


44. Vestfold Hills penguin colonies digitised from Linhof aerial photography flown 24 November 1993 [vest_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Vestfold Hills (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


45. Water Quality and Algal Conditions in the North Umpqua River Basin, Oregon, 1992-1995 [WRIR_98_4125]
This report describes the results of a synoptic water-quality and algal investigation during July 1995 at 36 stream sites in a 1,350 square-mile area of the North Umpqua River Basin, Oregon. The study ...


46. Willamette River Toxics Study - 1988/1991 [BESTsed18]
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 ...


47. Windmill Islands penguin colonies digitised from 1990 Linhof aerial photography [wind_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Windmill Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


48. Zooplankton and Oceanographic Effects on Ocean Salmon Growth [GLOBEC_027_CAN_004]
Three main questions were addressed for this project: 1) How much does the abundance of zooplankton at Ocean Station Papa affect salmon growth? 2) How much does inter-annual variation in the amount ...


49. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


50. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota [BESTsed24]
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) ...


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