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1. 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 ...


2. Acute Toxicity of Fire-Control Chemicals, Nitrogenous Chemicals, and Surfactants to Rainbow Trout [usgs_npwrc_acutetoxicity_Version 06JUL2000]
Laboratory studies were conducted to determine the acute toxicity of three ammonia-based fire retardants (Fire-Trol LCA-F, Fire-Trol LCM-R, and Phos-Chek 259F), five surfactant-based fire-suppressant ...


3. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


4. Carbon Dioxide Enrichment: Data on the Response of Cotton to Varying CO2, Irrigation, and Nitrogen in Phoenix, Arizona, CDIAC NDP-037 [CDIAC_NDP37]
This data set contains results from field CO2-enrichment experiments conducted over five consecutive growing seasons, 1983-1987. These results comprise data concerning the effects of continuous CO2 ...


5. Comparative Sensitivity of Selenastrum capricornutum and Lemna minor to Sixteen Herbicides [usgs_brd_cerc_d_algae]
Aquatic plant toxicity tests are frequently conducted in environmental risk assessments to determine the potential impacts of contaminants on primary producers. An examination of published plant toxicity ...


6. Comparative Sensitivty of Five Species of Macrophytes and Six Species of Algae to Atrazine, Metribuzin, Alachlor, and Metolachlor [usgs_brd_cerc_d_macro_algae]
This data relates to the relative sensitivity of five species of aquatic macrophytes and six species of algae to four commonly used herbicides (atrazine, metribuzin, alachlor, and metoachlor). Toxicity ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. The National Coastal Pollutant Discharge Inventory [ORCA_SEA_NCPDI_JON]
The National Coastal Pollutant Discharge Inventory (NCPDI) contains estimates for all point, nonpoint and upstream sources of pollutants discharged into the estuarine, coastal and oceanic waters ...


10. 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) ...


11. Concentrations of Nutrients, Pesticides, and Suspended Sediment in the Karst Terrane of the Sinking Creek Basin, Kentucky, 2004 [USGS_OFR_2006_1091]
Water samples were collected in streams and springs in the karst terrane of the Sinking Creek Basin in 2004 as part of study in cooperation with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. A total of ...


12. County-based estimates of nitrogen and phosphorus content of animal manure in the United States for 1982, 1987, and 1992. [USGS_manure]
These estimates are intended for large-scale ground- and surface-water analyses of nutrient sources or changes in these sources. These data on nutrients in manure can be compared to fertilizer inputs ...


13. Crop Residue Decomposition as Affected by Soil Erosion and Tillage, USDA-ARS [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.ResidueDecomp]
This data set is a result of a study to determine the rates of different crop residue decomposition (clover and wheat), under two different cropping regimes (grain sorghum plots with: no till and ...


14. Dissolved Pesticide and Organic Carbon Concentrations Detected in Surface Waters, Northern Central Valley, California, 2001-2002 [USGS_OFR_2004_1214]
Field and laboratory studies were conducted to determine the effects of pesticide mixtures on Chinook salmon under various environmental conditions in surface waters of the northern Central Valley ...


15. ETI CD - Cultivation and Farming of Marine Plants [ETI_FarmingMarinePlants_Version 1.0]
Cultivation of seaweed is gaining interest on a worldwide scale. It is being used as food, fertilizer and resource for chemical constituents. Approximately 500,000 tons are being traded ...


16. Effectiveness of Less-toxic Controls of Pest Organisms for Logs to be Imported to the U.S. (Methyl Bromide Alternatives) [USDA0571]
"Effectiveness of Less-toxic Controls of Pest Organisms for Logs to be Imported to the U.S. (Methyl Bromide Alternatives)" is a study that tests effectiveness of selected substitutes for methyl bromide ...


17. Estimates of herbicide use for the twenty-first through the fortieth most-used herbicides in the conterminous United States [USGS_herbicide2]
The herbicide-use estimates in this coverage are intended for use as a means for estimating regional herbicide use, and for producing maps showing relative rates of herbicide use across broad regions ...


18. Fertilizer Use and Price Statistics, 1964-1991 [USDA0048]
The data contained on this disk includes most of the historical information pertaining to State and U.S. fertilizer use statistics for four major crops: corn, cotton, soybeans, and wheat from 1964 ...


19. Glen Innes Rotation Experiment, Long Term Soil Organic Matter Study, Australia [WWAI.GlenInnes]
This study was initiated in 1921 in cool temperate region. the soil is described as Prairie - Australian Great Soil Group (ref Stace HCT, Hubble GD, Brewer R, Northcote KH, ...


20. Herbicide Efficacy and Residues in Minor Acreage Crops (Reduction in Use of Pesticides) [USDA0525]
"Herbicide Efficacy and Residues in Minor Acreage Crops (Reduction in Use of Pesticides)" contains data results of crop residue samples that were collected to provide information to establish pesticide ...


21. Influences of Mulches on Nematodes and Diseases in Tomato and Corn (Methyl Bromide Alternatives) [USDA0545]
The purpose of "Influences of Mulches on Nematodes and Diseases in Tomato and Corn (Methyl Bromide Alternatives)" is to examine how organic and inorganic mulches change the soil and light microclimate ...


22. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/KBS004: Kellogg Biological Station Main Cropping System Experiment [LTER_KBS004]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) LTER/KBS004 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Data for the main cropping system experiment at KBS. ...


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. Louisiana Yield Only Cotton Data 1987-1989 From USDA ARS [Cotton_USDA_Louisiana]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture Research Service (ARS) in Beltsville, Maryland has been working with various Universities collecting data for use with cotton model development. ...


25. Missouri Cotton Data 1989 and 1991 from USDA ARS [COTTON_USDA_MISSOURI]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Beltsville, Maryland has been working with various Universities collecting data for use with cotton model development. ...


26. Pesticides Consumption - Herbicides [geodata_1106]
Pesticides Consumption corresponds to the quantities of pesticides used in (or sold to) the agricultural sector. Figures are generally expressed in terms of active ingredients data. Herbicides include: ...


27. Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals in International Trade [PIC]
In March 1998, after two years of negotiations, 95 governments finalized the text of the Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in ...


28. 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 ...


29. The Accumulation and Bioavailability of Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Under Long-term Farming Systems in Pennsylvania. [usda.ars.PSWMRL.LongTermFarm]
(from Project Abstract) Problem: the objective of this research is to determine and contrast soil nitrogen, soil carbon, and soil phosphorus accumulation and availability under common farming systems ...


30. Chemistry of Atmospheric Deposition - Effects on Agriculture, Forestry, Surface Waters, and Material [USDA0422]
The "Chemistry of Atmospheric Deposition - Effects on Agriculture, Forestry, Surface Waters, and Material" is a dataset that contains weekly measurements of rainfall and chemistry, including pH, conductivity, ...


31. Chinese Agricultural Resources; WDC-D [EARTH_LAND_WDCD_AG1]
The data on Chinese agricultural resources includes population of agricultural regions, number of farmworkers, area of cultivated land, area of irrigated land, land area used for main ...


32. Ground Water Vulnerability to Pesticides of Wyoming at 1:100,000-Scale [WYGISC_VULN100]
This dataset represents ground water vulnerability to pesticides for Wyoming at 1:100,000-scale.


33. Acute Toxicity of Fire-Control Chemicals, Nitrogenous Chemicals, and Surfactants to Rainbow Trout [usgs_npwrc_acutetoxicity]
Laboratory studies were conducted to determine the acute toxicity of three ammonia-based fire retardants (Fire-Trol LCA-F, Fire-Trol LCM-R, and Phos-Chek 259F), five surfactant-based fire-suppressant ...


34. Analysis of Historic Water Quality Data [USGS_SOFIA_analysis_hist_wq]
The Big Cypress National Preserve (BICY), the Everglades National Park (EVER), and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (LOX) are water-dominated ecosystems that are susceptible to water-quality impacts. ...


35. Apalachicola-Chatahoochee Flint River Basin Ground Water Data [usgs_nawqa_acfriver_groundwater]
Surface- and ground-water quality data were collected in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River basin from August 1992 to September 1995 as part of the USGS National Water Quality Assessment ...


36. Apalachicola-Chatahoochee-Flint River Basin Surface Water Data [usgs_nawqa_acf_surfacewater]
Surface- and ground-water quality data were collected in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River basin from August 1992 to September 1995 as part of the USGS National Water Quality Assessment ...


37. Aquifer Sensitivity to Contamination by Pesticide Leaching in Illinois [IGDNR_PESTAQSENS]   CHILD METADATA
This data set was designed for statewide evaluation of agrichemical leaching characteristics and associated aquifer sensitivity to contamination. It was created to classify soils ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. Estimates of agricultural-chemical use in counties in the conterminous United States as reported in the 1987 Census of Agriculture [USGS_ag_chem]
This coverage contains estimates of agricultural-chemical use in counties in the conterminous United States as reported in the 1987 Census of Agriculture (U.S. Department of Commerce, 1989a). Agricultural-chemical ...


41. Estimates of herbicide use for the forty-first through the sixtieth most-used herbicides in the conterminous United States [USGS_herbicide3]
The herbicide-use estimates in this coverage are intended for use as a means for estimating regional herbicide use, and for producing maps showing relative rates of herbicide use across broad regions ...


42. Estimates of herbicide use for the sixty-first through the eightieth most-use herbicides in the conterminous United States [USGS_herbicide4]
The herbicide-use estimates in this coverage are intended for use as a means for estimating regional herbicide use, and for producing maps showing relative rates of herbicide use across broad regions ...


43. Estimates of nitrogen-fertilizer sales for the conterminous United States in 1985 [USGS_nit85]
NITROGEN-FERTILIZER SALES DATA Estimates of nitrogen-fertilizer sales by county were generated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1990) and by Jerald Fletcher (West Virginia University, ...


44. Integrated Biogeochemical Studies of Contaminants in the Everglades: Task 1 -Nutrients, Sulfur, and Organic Matter [USGS_SOFIA_nuts_S_orgmat_04]
The scientific focus of this project is to examine the complex interactions (synergistic and antagonistic) of contaminants (externally derived nutrients, mercury, sulfur, pesticides, herbicides, polycyclic ...


45. Investigation of the Distribution of Organochlorine and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds in the Lower Columbia River [WRIR_99_4051]
Organochlorine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds are of concern in the Columbia River Basin because of their adverse effects on fish and wildlife. Because these compounds can have important ...


46. Kalama Chemical, Inc. Class II Inspection, May 1988 [BESTsed07]
The study was a Class II Inspection of Kalama Chemical, Inc., an organic chemical manufacturer discharging both noncontact cooling water and treated process wastewater through a common outfall line ...


47. LTER Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - September 2003 bin-averaged CTD profiles for the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Altamaha River transect [gce_phy_gcem_0310c1]
Four hydrographic surveys were performed on September 26, 2003, along an east-to-west transect up the Altamaha River in Georgia (Altamaha River Transect, GCE-AL). Vertical CTD profiles were collected ...


48. Nitrate Leaching Classes of Illinois Soils [IGDNR_NO3LEACH]   PARENT METADATA
This data set was designed for statewide evaluation of agrichemical leaching characteristics and associated aquifer sensitivity to contamination. It was created to classify soils ...


49. Pesticide Leaching Classes of Illinois Soils [IGDNR_PESTLEACH]   PARENT METADATA
This data set was designed for statewide evaluation of agrichemical leaching characteristics. It was created to classify soils and aquifer settings according to predictions of leaching ...


50. Pesticide and other organic chemical data for sediment from sites in or near the Everglades National Park and the Big Cypress National Preserve [USGS_SOFIA_pest_seds_BICY-EVER]
The data are in a reviewed and edited database of historical water-quality constituents in Big Cypress National Preserve (BCNP), and Everglades National Park (ENP). Big Cypress National Preserve ...


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