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1. Estimated environmental impact and ecological risk posed by contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_impact]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The environmental impacts and risk of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic Islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of ...


2. Management of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_manage]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The management response to contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of indicators ...


3. Diatom, and associated data from grid samples collected in Brown Bay [Diatoms_bbg]   PARENT DIF
Sediment samples were collected from nine points along 3 parallel transects within the contaminated Brown Bay. The diatom spreadsheet (diatom_data) contains both initial diatom counts and the relative ...


4. Assessing the impact of contaminated sediments on hard-substrate Antarctic marine communities [ASAC_2691]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2691 See the link below for public details on this project. Contaminants may persist in marine sediments and be re-suspended during storms or by the activity ...


5. Datasets describing number and characteristics of dead bird specimens and remnants in the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey_dead_birds]
Carcasses of dead birds have been collected on an opportunistic basis during surveys around the Windmill Islands for the purpose of dissection of the digestive system, to look for the presence of ...


6. Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) Methodology for Selective and Spatially Discriminating Binding of Metal Ions [ASAC_2665]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2665 See the link below for public details on this project. The Antarctic environment with its harsh climatic conditions, minimal human activity and its ...


7. Development and application of particle separator technology for removal of contaminants from water in Antarctica; Site Characterisation, geochemistry [ASAC_1300_UMELB_SC]
The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has identified the Thala Valley Tip near Casey Station as a high priority site for remediation. However there are difficulties with regards to contaminant dispersal ...


8. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


9. Aqua regia digestible and labile metal concentrations of PRB media [AAS_4029_Lab_ICP]
The data set consists of two types of assessments of permeable reactive barrier (PRB) media: aqua regia digestions and 1 M HCl acid extractions. All analytical analysis was completed using inductively ...


10. Hydraulic assessments of Casey Station Main Power House Lower Permeable Reactive Barrier [AAS_4029_Field_EC]
(See the metadata file in the downloadable dataset for more information, including graphs and formulas which cannot be reproduced here) The permeable reactive barrier under assessment was originally ...


11. Metal concentrations during operation of a Permeable Reactive Barrier containing zero-valent iron. [AAS_4029_Field_ICP]
The data set consists of field solution metal concentrations for a new sequence of material installed within an existing permeable reactive barrier at the Casey Station Main Powerhouse. Three Excel ...


12. Non-reactive hydraulic assessments during a freeze-thaw laboratory based simulation of a permeable reactive barrier [AAS_4029_Lab_EC]
The impact of freeze-thaw cycling on a ZVI and inert medium was assessed using duplicated Darcy boxes subjected to 42 freeze-thaw cycles. Measuring bed heights and non-reactive tracer tests allowed ...


13. XRD measurements of heavy metal contaminants in contact with zero-valent iron laboratory batch experiment [AAS_4029_Lab_XRD]
(See the metadata file in the downloadable dataset for more information, including formulas which cannot be reproduced here) The data set consists of laboratory based X-Ray diffraction (XRD) measurements ...


14. A Geographic Information System Database for Environmental Contaminants in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin [USGS_CERC_RioGrand_Contaminants]
ABSTRACT: The assessment of contaminant stressors on biota of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo resulted from an effort of the Biomonitoring for Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program, to implement ...


15. An Assessment of Sediments from the Upper Mississippi River [usgs_brd_cerc_d_upper_Miss]
The U.S. Geological Survey has been monitoring the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) since 1987 to document the fate and transport of contaminants associated with sediments. The UMR is that part of the ...


16. Determination of Bioavailable Contaminants in the Lower Missouri River Following the Flood of 1993. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_postflood]
The semipermeable membrane device (SPMD) technology was employed to determine the presence of bioavailable organochlorine pesticides (OCs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and polyaromatic hydrocarbons ...


17. Determination of Waterborne Bioavailable Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in the Lower Missouri River [usgs_brd_cerc_d_preflood]
The semipermeable membrane device (SPMD) technology, was used to determine the presence of bioavailable organochlorine pesticides in the water of the main stem Missouri River. SPMDs were deployed ...


18. Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay [usgsbrdcerc_mink]
In this study, mink (Mustela vison) were exposed to various amounts of carp (Cyprinus carpio) collected from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, MI, and the reproductive effects were observed. In this portion ...


19. Toxicity of Sediment Collected Upriver and Downriver of Major Cities along the Lower Mississippi River. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_lower_Miss]
The Lower Mississippi River contributes significantly to the biodiversity and ecological stability of the alluvial valley, but agricultural, industrial and municipal developments have historically ...


20. Toxicity of Water from Three South Carolina Rivers to Larval Striped Bass [BRD_TOXICITY]
The toxicity of water from three rivers in the Santee-Cooper drainage of South Carolina was evaluated in a series of on-site studies with larval striped bass Morone saxatiliss. Mortality and swimming ...


21. 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 ...


22. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries [usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco]
The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program is designed to assess and monitor the effects of environmental contaminants on biological resources, particularly those under the ...


23. Columbia River Dioxin Study [usepa_best03]
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 ...


24. Immune, Reproductive and Histologic Biomarker Evaluation in Fish Collected for the Columbia and Rio Grande River Basin BEST Program, 1997 [LSC_immunereprohistologic]
This study is part of a larger project entitled "Contaminants and Biomarkers in Fish in the Columbia River and Rio Grande Basins, 1997" ( Mid-Continent Ecological Science Center) This project is part ...


25. Spatial and Temporal Scales of Human Disturbance - McMurdo Station, Antarctica [BO-318-O_mcmurdo]
This report summarizes the results of a study of the temporal and spatial scales of human disturbance at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. It represents the culmination of a series of international ...


26. AMAP Data [AMAP]
AMAP(Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program)Database The AMAP catalogue contains information relating to the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme. AMAP is an international organization ...


27. Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Farmed Salmon [EWG_PCBsfarmedsalmon]
Seven of ten farmed salmon purchased at grocery stores in Washington DC, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at levels ...


28. PCB Trends in Fish from the Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Wisconsin [FRG_PCBtrends]
Fish tissue data from the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin and Green Bay, Lake Michigan, where alternatives for the management of PCB-contaminated sediment are being considered, were evaluated ...


29. AMAP Atmospheric Contaminants Database [AMAP_ATMOSPHERIC]
AMAP (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program) Atmospheric Contaminants Database The AMAP catalogue contains information relating to the Arctic ...


30. Geophysical surveys (electromagnetic and GPR) of hydrocarbon contaminated soils at Scott Base, Marble Point, Bull Pass and Lake Vida [K054_2000_2002_NZ_1]
To determine how hydrocarbon contamination of Antarctic soils alters the geophysical response, and if so what was the nature of this response, was investigated at Scott Base with electromagnetic and ...


31. Analysis of water and soil samples for pollutants (trace metals, major anions, mercury) to determine the nature and extent of contamination in meltwaters in the Ross Dependency [K105_1992_1994_NZ_1]
A set of baseline data for the composition of meltwaters in the Ross Dependency, with particular concentrations on the levels of ultra trace heavy metals in waters remote from significant or current ...


32. New York State Shellfish Land Certification Program [gomc_231]
The Shellfisheries Section of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) manages bivalve shellfish, such as clams, oysters, mussels and scallops. Lobsters, crabs and shrimp are not included. ...


33. Circulation and Contaminant Transport in Massachusetts Coastal Waters [gomc_162]
U.S. Geological Survey studies show that the concentrations of metals in surface sediments of Boston Harbor are decreasing with time. This conclusion is supported by analysis of (1) surface sediments ...


34. Aquatic Toxicity: Protocols, Results, and Literature, Canada [Canada_EC_AQUATOX]
The Aquatic Toxicity: Protocols, Results, and Literature, Canada, contains the results of toxicity tests on industrial wastewaters and chemicals; toxicity test methods; videos (for training); and ...


35. SEANET Beached Bird Survey Data [Canada_GoMODP_SEANETBBS]
The Seabird Ecological Assessment Network coordinates a beached bird monitoring effort. The line segments represent the estimated beach segments monitored by SEANET volunteers. There are tabular records ...


36. Locations of sediment samples with Clostridium perfringens in Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_CPERFLOC]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this layer is to disseminate a digital version of the location of samples containing Clostridium perfringens, and concentrations of Clostridium perfringens in those samples. This GIS ...


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