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Toxic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine

Bernard W. Gottholm

Toxic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine

by Bernard W. Gottholm

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Published by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine, Gulf of.,
  • Maine, Gulf of
    • Subjects:
    • National Status and Trends Program (U.S.),
    • Indicators (Biology) -- Maine, Gulf of.,
    • Shellfish -- Effect of water pollution on -- Maine, Gulf of.,
    • Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on -- Maine, Gulf of.,
    • Estuarine sediments -- Maine, Gulf of -- Analysis.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNational Status and Trends Program for marine environmental quality.
      StatementB. William Gottholm and Donna D. Turgeon.
      ContributionsTurgeon, Donna D., United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration., United States. National Ocean Service. Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH91.57.B5 G68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1456519M
      LC Control Number93111322

      P. Hennigar's 4 research works with citations and reads, including: Spatial and temporal trends of toxic contaminants in tissues of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, in the Gulf of Maine. the Gulf of Maine Document key spawning habitat conditions (periphyton growth, conditions (periphyton growth, aquatic health via biomonitoring)) Assess toxic contaminants and pathological condition Assess genetic distinctions in the Gulf of Maine Assess toxic contaminants and pathological condition Describe annual movement.

      Since , NOAA’s Mussel Watch Program has monitored the nation’s coastal waters for chemical contaminants and biological indicators of water quality. The program is being redesigned to adopt a rotating regional approach and to include more than contaminants of emerging concerns (CECs) to the existing list of historically monitored chemical contaminants. Why We. Regional Conservation Plan for Anadromous Rainbow Smelt in the U.S. Gulf of Maine, Enterline et al. (pdf file, pages, 9 MB) Q - Toxic Contaminants and Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Results and Lab Reports Contaminants Report 1 (PDF file, 35 pages).

      CBEP and its partners have been monitoring toxic contaminants along Maine’s coast in recent years. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment Gulfwatch mussel moni‐ report, Toxic Pollution in Casco Bay: Sources and Impacts, visit the. Emerging pressures in the Gulf of Maine include: changes in coastal economies; marine energy; marine mining; and climate change. Emerging impacts in the Gulf of Maine include understanding change in the Gulf’s ecosystem; protecting and conserving habitats and biodiversity; hydrocarbons; chemical contaminants; emerging diseases in marine organisms; addressing cumulative effects of multiple .


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Toxic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine by Bernard W. Gottholm Download PDF EPUB FB2

Toxic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine. Rockville, Md.: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment, [] (OCoLC) Gulfwatch is a chemical contaminants monitoring program organized and administered by the Gulf of Maine Council.

SinceGulfwatch has measured contaminants in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) to assess the types and concentration of contaminants in coastal waters of the Gulf of Maine. may state of the Gulf of maine Report: toxic chemical contaminants 2 human sources of toxic contaminants in the Gulf of Maine include industrial harbors, economic activities, coastal development, atmospheric deposition, ship-ping and transportation, agriculture and forestry, aquaculture, and marine debris.

Toxic chemical contaminants: review: state of the Gulf of Maine report: companion document to the toxic chemical contaminants theme paper. State of the Gulf of Maine report: Responsibility: Gareth Harding, Chris Burbidge. More information: Medium cover image; Medium cover image; Thumbnail cover image; Thumbnail cover image.

Agent Orange, a herbicide containing dioxin, was sprayed on forests in the Gulf of Maine watershed near Gagetown, New Brunswick in the s to 70s (Wikipedia ).

PCDDs and PCDFs have been measured in sediments of Casco Bay, Maine (Wade et al. Shaw, S.D. Emerging Contaminants in the Gulf of Maine: Parallels with the Gulf of Mexico ( State of the Bay Presentation).

[Presentation slides]. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership. This Book is brought to you for free and open access by the Casco Bay Estuary Author: Susan D.

Shaw. Studies, in Blue Hill, Maine, have been studying the im-pacts of environmental pollutants on seals in the Gulf of Maine and along the mid-Atlantic coast since as part of the Seals as Sentinels project. This project has generated the first extensive data reported in 25 years on levels and effects of toxic contaminants in north-File Size: KB.

Trends in Mussel Toxics Across the Gulf of Maine: Gulfwatch Data Gulfwatch is a joint US/Canada blue mussel monitoring program funded through the Gulf of Maine Council on the Maine Environment. Sincethe program has monitored mussels to help identify temporal and spatial trends in ecosystem exposure to toxic compounds throughout the Gulf.

Maine’s Surface Water Ambient Toxics (SWAT) monitoring program was established in (38 MRSA §B) to determine the nature, scope and severity of toxic contamination in the surface waters and fisheries of the State. Dioxin Monitoring Program.

Maine’s Dioxin Monitoring Program was enacted in. Originally conducted by the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment from tothe Gulfwatch Program examined trends in the water quality of the Gulf of Maine by monitoring toxic contaminant concentrations in the tissues of shellfish.

Inafter the Gulfwatch program was discontinued, PREP and. Read - State of the Gulf of Maine Report: Toxic Chemical Contaminants: Harding, Gareth - desLibris.

Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick, ME. likes 3 talking about this were here. Gulf of Maine Bookstore/5(34). Maine Coastline News from the Maine Coastal Program Spring T he coast of Maine—with its stunning scenery, sparkling which toxic contaminants occur in Maine’s nearshore environ-ments and what their potential impacts may be.

the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Location: Brunswick, Maine, United States. Gulf of Maine Books is an independent alternative bookstore in Brunswick, Maine, founded in by Beth Leonard and Gary Lawless and still going strong!We are open Monday through Saturday,and our phone is Our email address is: [email protected] View my complete profile.

Monitoring for toxic contaminants in Mytilus edulis from New Hampshire and the Gulf of Maine Gulf of Maine Mytilus edulis spatial trends toxic contaminants Additional Document Info. Start Page. End Page. Volume. 20 Issue. Toxic chemical contaminants. READ MORE. The Gulf of Maine is a dynamic, changing ecosystem.

Bordered by the northeastern United States and the Canadian Maritime Provinces, the Gulf of Maine is one of the largest semi-enclosed coastal seas in North America. It is recognized as one of the world’s richest marine ecosystems with various marine and estuarine habitats, such as salt marshes, seagrass beds, tidal mud flats.

Gulf of Maine International Symposium, Portland, Maine, November 04 - 08, Impact/Purpose: Marine ecosystem monitoring for toxic contaminants has been done for many years to determine the location and severity of pollution in estuaries.

MAINE FIELD OFFICE SPECIAL PROJECT REPORT: FYMEFOEC Contaminant Assessment of Common Terns in the Gulf of Maine FINAL REPORT Region 5 ID: N38 DEQ ID: (filename: COTE Report 5N38 ) Prepared by: Steven E.

Mierzykowski U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services - Maine Field Office Linda J. Welch. Gulfwatch monitors pollution in the Gulf of Maine.

Gulfwatch is a chemical-contaminants monitoring program organized and administered by the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. SinceGulfwatch has measured contaminants in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) to assess the types and concentration of contaminants in coastal waters of the Gulf of Maine.

S.H. Jones's 5 research works with citations and reads, including: Spatial and temporal trends of toxic contaminants in tissues of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, in the Gulf of Maine.

The Marine Unit monitors for the presence of toxic contaminants in tissues from softshell clams (Mya arenaria), blue mussels (Mytilus edulis), and lobster (Homarus americanus), among other species.

Gulfwatch is a regional chemical contaminants monitoring program, organized and administered by the Gulf of Maine Council on Marine Environment (GOMC) since SURFACE WATER AMBIENT TOXICS MONITORING PROGRAM (38 MRSA §B) to determine the nature, scope and severity of toxic contamination in the surface waters and fisheries of the State.

The authorizing statute Maine’s coastline lies within, and lends its name to, the Gulf of Maine, a diverse and productive ecosystem. The Maine.The Gulfwatch Contaminants Monitoring Program is part of the Canada-US, Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (GOMC).

Programs monitoring legacy toxic substances, i.e., chemical contaminants, such as Gulfwatch, collect and analyse environmental samples (e.g., blue mussels), interpret the data, and report on chemical levels and trends (spatial and temporal) in coastal by: 1.