Near field receiving waters monitoring of trace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto and San Jose/Sunnyvale water quality control plants in south San Francisco Bay

June, 1993 through October 1994
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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Sciences Information Center, Open-File Reports Section [distributor] , Menlo Park, Calif, Denver, CO
Trace elements in water -- California -- San Francisco Bay, Clams -- Effect of water pollution on -- California -- San Francisco Bay, Contaminated sediments -- California -- San Francisco Bay, Metals -- Environmental aspects -- California -- San Francisc
Other titlesTrace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto and San Jose/Sunnyvale water quality control plants in south San Francisco Bay
Statementby Samuel N. Luoma ... [et al.] ; prepared in cooperation with cities of Palo Alto, San Jose, and Sunnyvale, California
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 95-299
ContributionsLuoma, Samuel N, Palo Alto (Calif.), San Jose (Calif.), Sunnyvale (Calif.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii, 83 leaves
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Open LibraryOL14469722M
OCLC/WorldCa37188948

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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) personnel have assessed trace-metal concentrations in sediments and. Near field receiving waters monitoring of trace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto and San Jose/Sunnyvale water quality control plants in south San Francisco Bay: June, through October (Book) 3 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

These data serve as the basis for the City of Palo Alto’s Near-Field Receiving Water Monitoring Program, initiated in Inmetal concentrations in both sediments and clam tissue were among the lowest concentrations on record and consistent with results observed since near field receiving water monitoring of trace metals in clams (macoma balthica) and sediments near the palo alto water quality control plant in south san francisco bay, california: Edward Moon, Carlos Primo C.

David, Samuel N. Luoma, Daniel. Trace-metal concentrations in sediment and in the clam Macoma petalum (formerly reported as Macoma balthica), clam reproductive activity, and benthic macroinvertebrate community structure were investigated in a mudflat 1 kilometer south of the discharge of the Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant (PARWQCP) in south San Francisco Bay, : Daniel J.

Cain, Janet K. Thompson, Francis Parchaso, Sarah A. Pearson, Robin Stewart, Mathew Turner. monitoring of trace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto water qualit y control plant in South San Francisco Bay, California: U.

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Geological Survey. Trace Metals Analysis. Trace Metals in Seawater or Brackish Waters. Determining metals concentrations in seawater is challenging due to the high total dissolved solids present which interfere with many analyses yielding false positive, false negative or biased results.

Publications from the Environmental Health Mission Area Published in Cain, D.J., Hornberger, M.I., and David, C.P.C.,Near field receiving water monitoring of trace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto Water Quality Control Plant in South San Francisco Bay.

Trace Metals in Sediments, Indicator Organisms and Traditional Seafoods of the Torres Strait Inter-laboratory comparison of the levels of trace metals in burrowing clams Lawrence who, as the Study's Coordinator, administered and supported all stages of the field program, liaised with the TOITeS Strait community, and managed the.

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The cockle C. edule and the clam R. philippinarum were selected as bioindicator species, due to their economic and ecological relevance (de Montaudouin et al., ;Paul-Pont et al., a.

This course is intended for supervisors, field sampling staff, wastewater treatment facility staff, consultants, engineers and students interested in successfully sampling wastewater influents/effluents, stormwater and ambient receiving waters for mercury and metals at EPA and State discharge and water quality criteria level.

metals (such as Cd, Pb, etc.) not only affects the produc-tivity of crops, but also the quality of the atmosphere as well as water bodies and threatens the health and life of animals and human beings by way of the food chain. The environmental pollution caused by these heavy metals is a long-term and irreversible Size: KB.

Monitoring Trace Elements in Coastal Waters Using Sardine µg g–1 dw in PS) were generally low in all the sardines (Fig. Information on these rare metal concentrations in marine fish is limited. The levels of these rare metals were similar to that in the marine fish collected from Malaysia (Agusa et al., ).

These results may. The relevance of defining trace metal baselines in coastal waters at a regional scale: the case of the Portuguese coast (SW Europe). Santos-Echeandía J(1), Caetano M, Brito P, Canario J, Vale C. Author information: (1)IPMA, Instituto Portugues do Mar e Atmosfera, Avenida Brasília, Lisboa, Portugal.

[email protected] by:   The bioaccumulation of trace metals in the carbonate shells of mussel and clams was investigated at seven hydrothermal vent fields of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Menez Gwen, Snake Pit, Rainbow, and Broken Spur) and the Eastern Pacific (9°N and 21°N at the East Pacific Rise and the southern trough of Guaymas Basin).

Mineralogical analysis showed that the carbonate Cited by: 8. The three-ridge clamAmblema perplicata was used to monitor two streams for the presence of zinc (Zn) and cadmium (Cd) derived from an industrial source.

Clams were collected from a relatively uncontaminated area in one river and transported to four study sites in the two contaminated streams. The clams were placed into polyethylene cages and left in these Cited by: The levels of lead, zinc, copper, iron, manganese, cadmium and mercury were determined in various body parts of two species of catfish; Clarias gariepinus and Synodontis schall, water and sediment samples from Uke stream using atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS) results obtained showed that iron (Fe) had the highest concentration with average.

Luoma, S.N., Cain, D.J., Brown, C., Hornberger, M.,Near field receiving water monitoring of trace metals in clams (Macoma balthica) and sediments near the Palo Alto and San Jose/Sunnyvale water quality control plants in south San Francisco Bay: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report90 p. Water Quality Monitoring. Currently, ADEQ is employing a targeted approach to address water quality for wadeable, perennial streams.

Most sites are sampled quarterly for chemical constituents and annually for macroinvertebrate and physical habitat data.

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Variability of dissolved trace metals in the Mississippi River In all cases, these near-surface samples were taken from a boat in mid-channel.

For the samples collected near Venice, water was pumped into the ship’s laboratory through tetlon- study of File Size: KB. The variabilities and geographic trends in sediment trace metals indicated that waste disposal and airborne inputs from facilities located at the Tex Tin site were likely sources for metal pollution found in the sediments.

Sediments in the study area showed elevated trace metals relative to Galveston Bay and other Texas bay sediments. Chemical Analysis. Trace Metals Whole clams, 5 or 6 perstation, were thawed, and the whole body removed from the shells.

Eachindivi­ dual clam was weighed in Pyrex beakers and dried for h at°C. 'l\ventymL of70% tracemetal grade nitric acid were added to each beaker.

which was covered with a Pyrex watch glass and heated. United States. Table Mountain Parkway Golden, Colorado This thesis describes the use of in situ and laboratory techniques for monitoring of trace metals and master variables in the environment.

Chapter 1 presents a general overview of trace metals, their sources, sinks and roles in estuaries and near coastal zones, their general characteristics and the importance of their behaviour in estuaries.

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It has a population of million which occup km{sup 2}. Analysis of Trace Metals in Surface and Bottled Water with the Optima DV ICP-OES. 2 Two well waters, one river, one lake and one ground water sample were collected from various parts of India.

Also, For drinking water compliance monitoring, a “total” element determination (dissolved plus suspended).A combination of field and laboratory studies are used to understand how different physical, chemical and biological processes regulate trace metal speciation and distribution in the open ocean and coastal regions, and how these in turn affect the ecosystem.

I am also interested in the cycling of trace metals in sea ice.Trace metal (TD-Co, TD-Ni, TD-Fe and TD-Al), nutrient and hydrographic measurements in the upper mixed layer (0 to m depth) Discussion Comparison with other open oceanic studies The distribution of Ni and Co in the Atlantic Ocean Behaviour of trace metals and nutrients in the Atlantic upper mixed