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1. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


2. Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Seawater to Juvenile Heart Urchins (Abatus spp) [toxicity_hm_sw]   PARENT DIF
These data sets describe the toxicity of lead, coppyer, zinc and cadmium spiked seawater to the juveniles of Abatus ingens and Abatus nimrodi. Metals were tested separately over exposure periods ...


3. Toxicity of dispersed and undispered Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the temperate heart urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_sab_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed ...


4. Toxicity of dispersed and undispersed Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa [toxicity_sab_ophiuroids]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa. In 4 experiment ophiuroids ...


5. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


6. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD DIFs
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...


7. 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. ...


8. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


9. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...


10. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


11. EPA's Toxicity Reference Database [EPA_ToxRefDB]
ToxRefDB was developed by the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT) in partnership with EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), to store data from in vivo animal toxicity studies. ...


12. EPA's Toxicity/Tissue Residue Database for Aquatic Organisms [EPA_Toxicity_Residue_Database]
Researchers at the U.S. EPA, MED-Duluth have developed a comprehensive toxicity/tissue residue database for aquatic organisms exposed to inorganic and organic chemicals (Jarvinen, A.W., and G.T. Ankley. ...


13. 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 ...


14. Comparison of the Uptake of Dioxin-Like Compounds by Caged Channel Catfish and Semipermeable Membrane Devices in the Saginaw River Michigan [usgsbrdcerc_dioxincompounds]
Elevated concentrations of planar, halogenated hydrocarbons have been linked to reproductive problems in a variety of fish-eating birds and mammals in the Great Lakes and in particular Saginaw Bay. ...


15. 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 ...


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. Investigation of Bird Mortality in the Playa Lakes of Southeastern New Mexico. [brdnwhc0001]


18. 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 ...


19. Physical and Biological Factors Associated with Avian Cholera in Wetland Ecosystems [brdnwhc0002]


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. State of the Environment - Norway 2004 [SOE_NORWAY]
State of the Environment Norway ("http://www.environment.no/" provides the latest information about the state and development of the environment. The service presents environmental topics ...


22. California Wildlife and Toxicity Database [cepa_oehha_cal_ecotox]
The California Wildlife Exposure Factor and Toxicity Database (Cal/Ecotox) is a compilation of exposure factors (i.e., ecological and physiological data) and toxicity data for a number of California ...


23. Chesapeake Bay Program [epa_cbprogram]   CHILD DIFs
EPAs Chesapeake Bay Program Office coordinates the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) with the other offices located in EPA's regional office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The CBP is a unique ...


24. Facilities in the Toxic Release Inventory [UTC_TRIfacilities]
This data set is a subset of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Envirofacts point data set which includes facilities included in the the Toxic Release Inventory. Information on total ...


25. 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 ...


26. Determining the prevalence of IPNV in brook trout during embryonic development [LSC_IPNV]
The earliest research involving infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) showed that the virus was carried by adult fish and transmitted with sex products, i.e. eggs and milt. Epizootics of IPN ...


27. Monitoring of Toxic Contaminants in Washington State [wa_de_toxicsmonitoring]
Toxic contamination of our air, water, soil, and wildlife is a concern in Washington State. Humans and wildlife face a variety of risks due to toxic chemicals in the environments. For many areas of ...


28. Major Marine Ecological Disturbances, Morbidity, Mortality and Disease of Marine Wildlife Species Human Health and Economic Impacts [HEED_UNH]
The HEED (Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions of) Global Change Program, a 3-year effort funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Global Programs ...


29. Records of Decision System (RODS) [EPA0136]
"Records of Decision System (RODS)" was developed to track site clean-ups under the Superfund program and to justify the type of treatment chosen at each site. Additionally, RODS stores information ...


30. Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) [EPA0169]
The "Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS)" database has been compiled by state and federal environmental agencies under the direction of the U.S. Environmental Protection ...


31. Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) [EPA0164]
"The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)" database contains data on annual estimated releases of over 300 toxic chemicals to air, water and land by the manufacturing industry. TRI's main purpose is to encourage ...


32. Right-to-Know GIS Atlas of the United States [Right_to_Know]
The Right-to-Know GIS Atlas of the United States CD is a comprehensive collection of public knowledge GIS data. The maps work with the free ArcExplorer GIS viewer, ArcView GIS, and many other GIS ...


33. The occurrence of gold in Usnea auratiaco-atra [110-88_03]
In Usnea aurantiaco-atra (Jacq)- Bory, a lichen species collected in the Antarctica, the gold content was determined by the cupellation methods, 317 ppb and 1089 ppb dry weight were found in the lichen ...


34. Analysing toxicological impacts of contaminants on Notothenioid fish: Impacts of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) [K068_2009_2010_NZ_2]
Target species Trematomus benacchii (n=72)from Cape Evans were collected live for the purpose of conducting a dose-response experiment in New Zealand on the live fish. Fish were dosed with different ...


35. Investigation of levels of endocrine disrupting compounds in the Antarctic environment and food chain [K068_2009_2010_NZ_1]
The study aims to quantify selected emerging Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) in sewage, and waters from Antarctica, and to study levels of EDCs in the food chain, including invertebrates, fish, ...


36. 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 ...


37. Toxic Release Inventory in Utah [AGRC_Toxic_Inventory]
This data set represents the locations of those sites releasing toxic emissions in Utah. The data was furnished by the Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Environmental Response ...


38. Ecotoxicology (ECOTOX) Database [EPA_ECOTOX]
The ECOTOX (ECOTOXicology) database provides single chemical toxicity information for aquatic and terrestrial life. ECOTOX is a useful tool for examining impacts of chemicals on the environment. ...


39. Sampling petroleum contaminated soils for microbes at the historic huts [K021_1998_2008_NZ_8]
Soil samples were taken at Cape Evans where the remains of 2 petroleum depots are located near the hut (1999-2000 season) to ascertain if hydrocarbons were present. Additional sampling was carried ...


40. National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) [EPA0165]
The "National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPRIS)" is a subscription database of the Center for Environmental and Regulatory Systems (CERIS). It provides information to subscribers only ...


41. National Pesticide Survey (NPS) [EPA0129]
The "National Pesticide Survey (NPS)" contains the results of a one-time survey conducted by EPA to determine the frequency and concentration of pesticides and nitrate in drinking water wells nationwide, ...


42. Particle Total Exposure Assessment Methodological Study (PTEAM) [EPA0133]
The primary objective of the "Particle Total Exposure Assessment Methodological Study (PTEAM)" was to estimate the frequency distribution of exposure of an urban population to inhalable and respirable ...


43. National Status and Trends Program/Mussel Watch and Benthic Surveillance Programs/Contaminants and Biological Response; NODC Archive Data [ACC-8900125]
The National Status and Trends Program (NS&T) was initiated by NOAA to assess the contamination of estuarine and coastal waters of the United States by analyzing bivalves, fish livers and sediments ...


44. Oceanographic Station Data, and Marine Pollution Data for the Aegean Sea (The Archipelago) and the Ionian Sea [NCMR_STATION_POLLUTION]
FILE: Oceanographic Station Data: Aegean Sea (The Archipelago), Ionian Sea This file contains physical-chemical oceanographic data recorded at discrete depth levels with 80% obtained using CTD instruments, ...


45. Copper Homeostasis and Toxicity in the elasmobranch Raja erinacea and the Teleost Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus During Exposure to Elevated Water-Borne Copper [RSMAS_MG-001]
Clear nosed skate, Raja erinacea were exposed to 0.10 (control), 0.52 or 1.73 mM copper and sculpin, Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus were exposed to 0.10 or 1.73 mM copper (as CuSO ) in Salisbury ...


46. Collaborative Mercury Research Network (COMERN) [gomc_350]
The overarching objective of the NB Coastal Case Study is to identify the fate of mercury in coastal ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy, and the susceptibility of this coastal region to local and long-range ...


47. Kennebunk Water Quality and Phytoplankton Monitoring Program [gomc_119]
Maine Healthy Beaches Program is a partnership between the Maine State Planning Office/Coastal Program, Maine Bureau of Health, Maine Departments of Conservation and Environmental Protection, the ...


48. Mount Desert Island Water Quality Monitoring [gomc_131]
MDIWQC monitors the water around Mount Desert Island for the Maine Shore Stewards program. When we monitor for phytoplankton we are trying to detect 4 toxic types of organisms: Alexandrium, Prorocentrum, ...


49. The Mercury Deposition Network: A National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) Network [NADP_MDN]
The Mercury Deposition Network (MDN) is a national database of weekly concentrations of total mercury in precipitation and the seasonal and annual flux of total mercury in wet deposition. The data ...


50. Antarctic Fish and Trophic Webs [ANTARCTIC_JCADM_DNA_FISH]
The objectives of this long-term project are twofold. The first is to collect baseline data on pollutant levels in notothenioids and their prey and predator species from the Potter Cove area. The ...


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