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1. Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate Handbook CRCnetBASE 2000 [CRCnetBASE2000]
Taken from the preface to the CD. &Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate& Handbook CRCnetBASE 2000 includes over 600 chemicals, a 20 percent increase from the previous version, which ...


2. Aluminum Company of America Class II Inspection [BESTsed31]
The objectives of the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permit (NPDES Permit No. WA-000029-9), determine effluent toxicity using ...


3. Class II Inspection of Wyerhaeuser, Longview Pulp and Paper Mill, April 16-18, 1990 [BESTsed01]
Sediment was sampled at three stations in April 1990 near the Weyerhaeuser's pulp and paper mill waste treatment plant outfall. Sediments were sampled for dioxins, furans, volatile and semivolatile ...


4. Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Pulp and Paper Mill, Wallula, Washington [BESTsed11]
The Department of Ecology (WDOE) conducted a Class II Inspection of the Boise Cascade Corp. bleached kraft pulp and paper mill at Wallula, WA during April of 1992. The mill is located on the east ...


5. Columbia Slough Sediment Analysis and Remediation Project. Phase I Report. [BESTsed04]
The Columbia Slough, an important recreational resource for the people of Portland, runs east to west just north of Portland and extends for more than 18 miles. For the purposes of this report the ...


6. Lower Columbia River Contaminants Study [BESTsed23]
These data represent the USACOE, Portland District's sediment quality data with regard to dioxins and furans in sediment samples from areas that have already been dredged and areas that may potentially ...


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. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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. ...


13. 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 ...


14. Application of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Measurement of Polychlorinated Biphenyls from Hydrophobic Solutions. [usgsbrdcerc_immunosorbentassay]
The objectives of this work were 1) to study the recovery and homogenity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in solution prepared for ELISA by direct dilution of isooctane solutions; 2) to evaluate ...


15. 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 ...


16. Embryotoxicity of Great Lakes Lake Trout Extracts to Developing Rainbow Trout. [usgsbrdcerc_GreatLakeslaketrout]
Planar halogenated hydrocarbons (PHHs), such as polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls are present in aquatic systems, and are known to produce adverse effects in fish. This ...


17. Persistent Environmental Contaminants in United States Fish and Wildlife [usgsbrdcerc_perscontam]
Contaminant concentrations in freshwater fish and birds were periodically measured. Fish were selected for monitoring aquatic ecosystems because of their tendency to accumulate pesticides and other ...


18. 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 ...


19. Participation in Treaties - Stockholm Convention on Persistant Organic Pollutants [geodata_1573]
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are chemical substances that persist in the environment, bioaccumulate through the food web, and pose a risk of causing adverse effects to human health and the ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. Longview Fibre Company Class II Inspection [BESTsed05]
Three stations were sampled in the area of the Lower Columbia River, Longview for dioxins and furans; volatile and semivolatile compounds; metals (Sb, As, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Se, Ag, Ti, and ...


24. Lower Columbia River Backwater Reconaissance Survey [BESTsed27]
Tetra Tech, Inc., was contracted by the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Program to conduct a supplemental reconnaissance survey of sediment and biota (fish and crayfish) contaminant levels in backwater ...


25. Lower Columbia and Willamette River Contaminant Study [BESTsed22]
The report is a compilation of contaminant data entered in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District's Columbia River sediment database as of May 1991 (Stockton 1991). The database is separated ...


26. 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. ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


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. National Environmental Specimen Bank [EPA0127]
The "National Environmental Specimen Bank," one of many projects within the National Biomonitoring Specimen Bank (NBSB) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), was established ...


31. Distribution of Polychlorinated biphenils (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides in soil from east Antarctic Coast [ECA024]
This dataset reports the concentration of hexachlorobenzene (HCB), ?-, ?- and ?- 41 hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) isomers, o,p'- and p,p'-isomers of DDT and 28 PCB congeners in eleven soil samples and ...


32. Determination of polychlorinated biphenyls in Antarctic macroalgae Desmarestia sp. [ECA036]
This data set deals with the determined concentrations of PCB congeners in Desmarestia sp. samples collected from various locations at Admiralty Bay (King George Island). Total PCB concentrations ...


33. PCBs and Chlorinated Pesticides in the Atmosphere of the Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic Oceans [ECA013]
The atmosphere content of a large number of OC compounds (HCB, HCHs, pp?-DDE, pp?-DDD, pp?-DDT and 11 PCB) was determined in a survey performed in November of 1995 in the open ocean between 23?S and ...


34. Distribution of PCBs in Sediment of Terranova Bay and Ross Sea [ECA002]
Marine sediment is frequently used to reconstruct environmental pollution trends. This study regarded the distribution of PCBs in the sediment from Terra Nova Bay and Ross Sea gathered, during the ...


35. PCBs and PAHs in marine sediment, of Admiralty Bay [ECA003]
This project focused on the PCBs in sediments of Admiral Bay on King George Island collected in the 1993/1994 austral summer. The individual concentrations of PCB congeners ranged from < 0.05 to 0.57 ...


36. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctic seawater, Ross Sea [ECA001]
Few investigations have been carried out to determine the POP content of seawater. One recent investigation was carried out to study the vertical distribution of PCbs and PAHs in the costal area ...


37. NOAA National Status and Trends Biological Effects of Toxic Contamination in Sediments from Long Island Sound and Environs [NOS_biologicaleffects]
Long Island Sound is one of several coastal regions selected for study under the Intensive Bioeffects monitoring surveys of NOAA's National Studies and Trends (NS&T) Program ...


38. New York State Fish Tissue Contaminant Level Data [NYDEC_fishtissuecontaminantdata]
This study was initiated to survey contaminant concentrations in fish found in NY state waters.


39. 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 ...


40. Lockheed - EPA, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory - Las Vegas [EPA0140]
The "Lockheed - EPA, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory - Las Vegas (LESC-EPA, EMLS-LV)" database consists of data obtained from the records of various state and federal agencies responsible ...


41. Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET) [CIESIN0178]
The "Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET)" was developed as a uniform data collection and reporting system for chemical, physical, and biological water quality data in ...


42. 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. ...


43. Shellfish and Aquaculture Monitoring [gomc_234]
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is the lead State agency responsible for shellfish and aquaculture. The Bureau performs coastal sanitary surveys along Connecticut's 250-mile shoreline and ...


44. 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 ...


45. Federal Survey of PCBs in U.S. Atlantic Coast Bluefish (1984-85) [NMFS0034]
The federal survey of PCBs in Atlantic Coast bluefish data file contains concentrations of PCBs, selected pesticides and lipid. PCB and lipid concentrations are for both fish composite and individual ...


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