Benthic and tissue toxin data from stations in U.S. coastal waters from 19840101 to 19891231 (NCEI Accession 9300199)


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            title:  Benthic and tissue toxin data from stations in U.S. coastal waters from 19840101 to 19891231 (NCEI Accession 9300199)
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        abstract:  The accession contains Benthic and Tissue toxin data from stations in U.S. coastal waters (Coastal Waters of Western U.S. and North American Coastline-North) collected under the National Status and Trends (NS&T) program from 1984-1989. NS&T program for marine environmental quality was designed to define the geographic distribution of contaminant concentrations in tissues of marine organisms and sediments, and documenting biological responses to contamination. Samples have been collected under the original Benthic Surveillance Project (sediment and tissue samples from benthic fish) since 1984. Samples have been collected under the Mussel Watch Project (sediment and bivalves) since 1986. Both programs involved collecting samples from fixed sites on both Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Sites were selected so as not to be in close proximity to a major contamination source, as the programs objective was to quantify contamination over general areas. Chemical data from sediments collected during the benthic surveillance project, 1984-1986, is contained in a single delimited ASCII file (bssed.txt). Additional contaminated sediment data from the mussel watch program, 1986-1989, is contained in a single delimited ASCII file (mwsed.txt). These data do not include tissue analysis for contaminants. Chemicals and related parameters measured in sediments include: DDT. Since 1986, NOAA'S NS&T Program has included a component called the mussel watch project that has annually collected and chemically analyzed mussels and oysters from 177 sites at coastal and estuarine sites. Tissue samples from these mollusks have been analyzed to establish temporal trends of contaminant accumulation. Contaminants analyzed during this project include: polyaromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, chlorinated pesticides (such as ddt and its metabolites), aluminum, iron, manganese, silicon, other trace elements, and lipids. Tissue contaminant data from the mussel watch project, years 1986-1989, is contained in a single wordperfect 4.2 file, mollto90.txt. a second file, tbt_90.txt, lists the sum of concentrations of tributyl tin and its breakdown products (dibutyl tin and monobutyl tin) found in bivalve tissue samples. Tributylin (tbt) was previously used as an antifouling agent in paints, but its use on vessels under 75 feet was banned in 1988. A third file, mwsiteyr.txt, lists collection sites.
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                title:  The potential for biological effects of sediment-sorbed contaminants tested in the National Status and Trends Program / Edward R. Long and Lee G. Morgan
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                    date:  1991
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                title:  A Summary of data on tissue contaminantion [sic] from the first three years (1986-1988) of the Mussel Watch Project / Prepared by the Ocean Assessments Division, Office of Oceanography and Marine Assessment, and other organizations
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        supplementalInformation:  The publication(s) listed below are related to the data collection and are available from the NOAA Central Library: NOAA 1989 Progress Report: A Summary of Data on Tissue Contamination from the first Three Years (1986-1988) of the Mussel Watch Proj NOAA Technical Memorandum. Seattle, Wash. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, [1990] (1991 printing). Second summary of data on chemical contaminants in sediments from the National Status and Trends Program. Rockville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, [1991]. A Summary of data on tissue contaminantion [sic] from the first three years (1986-1988) of the Mussel Watch Project. Rockville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, [1989]. Note: Metadata for this accession were extracted from a legacy database maintained by the U.S. National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC). The design of the database did not exactly reflect the FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM). Principal Investigator (PI) and organization contact information accurately represents all available information from the legacy database at the time that this description was created. However, proper attribution of a PI to a specific institution or the role (submitting or collecting) taken by an institution may not be correct due to inexact mapping between fields in the legacy database and the CSDGM. Due to this uncertainty, the contact information was initially recorded in the Supplemental Information element of the CSDGM description. To develop more accurate metadata, the NODC reviews metadata for all accessions on an ongoing basis. Points of contact for this data set include: Contact info: Agency: US DOC; NOAA; MARINE RESOURCES PI: Parker, Charles Address: address: NOT AVAILABLE city: ROCKVILLE state: MD postal: NOT AVAILABLE country: UNITED STATES
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