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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. A Passive Integrative Sampler for Mercury Vapor in Air and Neutral Mercury Species in Water. [usgsbrdcerc_mercurysampler]
A passive integrative mercury sampler (PIMS) based on a sealed polymeric membrane was effective for the collection and preconcentration of Hg0. Because the Hg is both oxidized and stabilized in the ...


3. 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 ...


4. American Shad Riverine Habitat Requirements [BRD_LSC_AMERSHAD001]
Field evaluations of existing habitat suitability index (HSI) models for spawning adults, eggs, and larvae of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) were conducted in 1990-1992; initial models for juveniles ...


5. Amphibian Studies in the Bighorn Crags, Salmon River Mountains, Idaho, 1994-2011 [USGS_FRESC_BighornCrags_Amphibians]
ABSTRACT: Data are contained in two Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (archived in comma delimited formats) that describe abiotic and biotic study site characteristics in water bodies of the Bighorn Crags, ...


6. 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 ...


7. Annual Estimates of Global Anthropogenic Methane Emissions: 1860-1994, in CDIAC/Trends [TRENDS_CH4_EMISSIONS]
Estimates of man-made (anthropogenic) emissions of methane (CH4), from 1860 through 1994 are available in this data set. Data are provided for the following sources: - Flaring and Venting of Natural ...


8. 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 ...


9. Archive of Chirp Data Collected During USGS Cruise DIAN 97011 Long Island, NY Inner Shelf -- Fire Island, 5-26 May, 1997, USGS OFR 00-306 [USGS_OFR_00366]
In 1995, the USGS Woods Hole Field Center, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began a program designed to map the seafloor offshore of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area; ...


10. Assessing Contaminant Sensitivity of Endangered and Threatened Species Toxicant Classes. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_contamsens]
Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is charged with determining if the ...


11. Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations - The Canadian Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network (BAPMoN), CDIAC NDP-034/R1 [CDIAC_NDP34]
This dataset consists of flask air samples collected at roughly weekly intervals at 3 Canadian sites: Alert, Northwest Territories (July 1975 through August 1992); Sable Island, Nova Scotia (March ...


12. Atmospheric Halocarbon Records from the NOAA/CMDL Flask Sampling Program, in CDIAC, Trends '93 [CDIAC_HALOCARBONS_NOAA_TRENDS93]
Measurements of CFC-11 (CCl3F), CFC-12 (CCl2F2), HCFC-22 (CHClF2), H-1301 (CBrF3), and H-1211 (CBrClF2) were made from flask samples collected for the NOAA/CMDL at climate monitoring stations at Barrow, ...


13. Atmospheric Methane (CH4) Emissions from Energy-Related Sources [CH4_ENERGY_EMISSIONS]
This dataset provides global national and United States data on energy-related sources of methane (CH4) emission including coal mining, natural gas production and distribution, automotive exhausts ...


14. BLM/OR-WA Air Quality Designations [BLM_OR_WA_AIR_QUALITY]   PARENT METADATA
This theme depicts the various air quality designations in Western Oregon according to geographic areas.


15. BLM/OR-WA Fire History 1850/1890/1920/1940 [BLM_OR_WA_FIRE_HISTORY]   PARENT METADATA
(Summary adapted from on-line metadata description.) A series of four maps showing the state of forests in the northern coastal area of Oregon. They show the change in stand age ...


16. BLM/OR-WA Fire Occurrence [BLM_OR_WA_FIRE_OCCURRENCE]   PARENT METADATA
(Summary adapted from on-line metadata description.) This theme shows where fires have occurred in Western Oregon. Listed dates are from 1980 to 1989, with some unknowns. The fire causes include: ...


17. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries [USGS_PWRC_BioEco]
ABSTRACT: 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 ...


18. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries - usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco [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 ...


19. CFC-11 and CFC-12 Release Estimates from the Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study (AFEAS), in CDIAC/Trends [CDIAC_AFEAS_TRENDS93]
Worldwide production of the chlorofluorcarbons CFC-11 (CCl3F) and CFC-12 (CCl2F2) by companies participating in the Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study (AFEAS) is reported ...


20. CO2 Emission Estimates from Fossil-Fuel Burning, Hydraulic Cement Production, and Gas Flaring for 1995 on a 1 Degree Grid, CDIAC/NDP058A [CDIAC_NDP058A]
The Numeric Data Package (NDP-058A) presents the gridded (one degree latitude by one degree longitude) summed emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production and gas flaring for 1995. ...


21. CO2 Surface Exchange Data Sets Used in the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) 3-Dimensional (3-D) Global Tracer Transport Model, CDIAC/DB-1006 [FUNG_CO2_INPUT]
[Source: NASA/GISS, http://data.giss.nasa.gov/co2_fung/ These data sets represent the input files used in simulations of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) using the Goddard Institute for Space Studies ...


22. Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Meteor Cruise 15/3 in the South Atlantic (1991), CDIAC/NDP051 [CDIAC_NDP051]
This Numeric Data Package (NDP) from CDIAC consists of measurements of carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrographic and chemical data obtained during the Research Vessel (R/V) Meteor Expedition ...


23. Carbon to the Atm. From Land-Use Change - Ann. Net Flux [geodata_1011]
Carbon to the Atmosphere from Land-Use Change - Annual Net Flux is a numeric database with annual estimations, from 1850 through 1990, of the net flux of carbon between terrestrial ecosystems and ...


24. Climate, Land Use, and Environmental Sensitivity (CLUES) [USGS_CLUES]
Vegetation changes caused by climatic variations and/or land use may have large impacts on forests, agriculture, rangelands, natural ecosystems, and endangered species. Climate modeling studies indicate ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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. ...


28. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System (CERCLIS), Version 2 [EPA0163]
The "Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System, Version 2 (CERCLIS)" supports Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Headquarters ...


29. DOE BNL/PNL Grumman G-1 Data from the 1995 Southern Oxidants Study (SOS) Nashville/Middle Tennessee Ozone Study Data Base [SOS_A4]
A4 - DOE BNL/PNL Grumman G-1 Data The Southern Oxidants Study (SOS) conducted a major field research campaign in Nashville/Middle Tennessee area in June and July 1994 and 1995. The goal of this ...


30. Determination of Uptake Kinetics (Sampling Rates) by Lipid-Containing Semipermeable Membrane Devices (SPMDs) for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in water. [usgsbrdcerc_samplingrates]
The use of lipid-containing semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) is becoming commonplace, but very little sampling rate data is available for the estimation of ambient contaminant concentrations ...


31. 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 ...


32. Disposal Area Monitoring System (DAMOS) [gomc_70]
To date, extensive monitoring has demonstrated that effects of dredged material disposal are generally only short-term. When monitoring data suggest unacceptable contamination, management actions ...


33. Duckdata-A Bibliographic Database of North American Waterfowl (Anatidae) and their Wetland Habitats [PWRC_Duckdata]
DUCKDATA provides a comprehensive bibliography of published literature on the ecology, conservation, and management of North American waterfowl and their wetland habitats. The primary objective of ...


34. EIS Report for a Geologic Repository for High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, NV [NUCLEARE_YUCCAMTN]
The Proposed Action addressed in this Final EIS is to construct, operate and monitor, and eventually close a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain in southern Nevada for the disposal of spent nuclear ...


35. Ecological Effects of Fire Retardant Chemicals and Fire Suppressant Foams [usgsbrdnpwrcd00000002_Version 02MAR98]
Laboratory studies with algae, aquatic invertebrates, and fish. Short-term toxicity tests showed that both fire-retardant and foam-suppressant chemicals were very toxic to aquatic organisms including ...


36. Effects of Alkalinity and Hardness on Toxicity of NaCl to Ceriodaphnia Dubia [usgsbrdpwrc0011]
The use of reactive dyes in textile manufacturing for coloring cotton products can contribute elevated concentrations of salinity and alkalinity in effluents from municipal waste-treatment facilities, ...


37. Effects of Wildfire and Prescribed Fire on Stream Ecosystems in Central Idaho, Western Montana, and Western Oregon, 2001-2011 [USGS_FRESC_Fire_StreamEcosystems]
ABSTRACT: This record documents the fields of datasets (which are contained in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and MS Access databases) that describe upland, riparian, and stream ecosystems in the following ...


38. 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 ...


39. Emissions of CO2 - from Cement Production (CDIAC) [geodata_0465]
Emissions of CO2 - from Cement Production (CDIAC) is the amount of C02 created by the conversion of calcium carbonate to calcium oxide inside the kilns, and by burning large quantities of fossil fuels ...


40. Emissions of CO2 - from Fossil Fuels - Total (CDIAC) [geodata_0480]
Total emissions of CO2 from fossil fuels are the sum of CO2 produced during the consumption of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels, and from gas flaring, and cement manufacturing. The data is primarily ...


41. Emissions of CO2 - from Gas Flaring (CDIAC) [geodata_0469]
Emissions of CO2 - from Gas Flaring (CDIAC): Annual estimations of CO2 emissions from Gas Flaring, primarily derived from U.N. data. Thereafter supplemented with data from the U.S. Department of Energy's ...


42. Emissions of CO2 - from Gas Fuels Consumption (CDIAC) [geodata_0470]
Emissions of CO2 - from Gas Fuel Consumption (CDIAC): Annual estimations of CO2 emissions from gas Gas Fuel Consumption, primarily derived from U.N. data. Thereafter supplemented with data from the ...


43. Emissions of CO2 - from Liquid Fuels Consumption (CDIAC) [geodata_0473]
Emissions of CO2 - from Liquid Fuel Consumption (CDIAC): Annual estimations of CO2 emissions from Liquid Fuel Consumption, primarily derived from U.N. data. Thereafter supplemented with data from ...


44. Emissions of CO2 - from Solid Fuels Consumption (CDIAC) [geodata_0476]
Emissions of CO2 - from Solid Fuel Consumption (CDIAC): Annual estimations of CO2 emissions from Solid Fuel Consumption, primarily derived from U.N. data. Thereafter supplemented with data from the ...


45. Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States: Department of Energy Report and Database [US_GREENHOUSE_GAS_2005]
The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the independent and statistical agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), provided estimates of U.S. emissions of the principal greenhouse ...


46. Environmental Contaminants in Piscivorous Birds at the Salton Sea, 1992-1993 [usfws_cfwo_saltonsea]
Annual colonial nesting bird surveys conducted at the Salton Sea from 1987-1991 (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)( unpublished)) data documents a sharp decline in many nesting species known ...


47. Estimates of Annual Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emitted for Each State in the U.S.A. and the District of Columbia for Each Year from 1960 through 2001, CDIAC/Trends [CDIAC_TRENDS_CO2USA]
These energy consumption data were multiplied by their respective carbon dioxide emission factors, which are called carbon content coefficients by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These ...


48. Estimates of Monthly CO2 Emissions and Associated 13C/12C Values from Fossil-Fuel Consumption in the U.S.A. [CDIAC_TRENDS_CO2EMISSIONSUSA_July 2004]
Carbon emissions estimates were derived from vallues of fuel consumed, multiplied by their respcetive thermal conversion factors, and then multiplied by their respective carbon dioxide emission factors. ...


49. Foraging Ecology and Post-Breeding Dispersal of the Xantus' Murrelet in the Southern California Bight [brdwerc003]
The Xantus' Murrelet is one of the rarest seabirds in the world with a population of less than 10,000 breeding individuals. It is distributed in a restricted area from the Channel Islands of southern ...


50. Geographic Patterns of CO2 Emissions from Fossil-Fuel Burning, Hydraulic Cement Production, and Gas Flaring on 1x1 Degree Basis: 1950-1990, CDIAC/NDP-058 [CDIAC_NDP058]
[Adapted from the NDP-058 documentation] The Numeric Data Package NDP-058 presents data sets recording 1 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude CO2 emissions in units of thousand metric tons of carbon ...


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