Niagara River Caged Mussel biomonitoring program

Niagara River Caged Mussel biomonitoring program Data are contaminants in tissue of caged mussels put in the river for 3 weeks at about 25 stations located on the Canadian and US side of the river. The main objective of the study is to identify contaminant sources, or source areas requiring more detailed follow-up investigations, based on the level  of contaminants in the mussels. Compounds monitored include: * organochlorinated pesticides * Polychlorinated biphenyls * dioxins/furan * chlorinated benzenes * Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons * industrial organic compounds 2022-07-22 Government of Ontario Nature and EnvironmentEnvironment and Natural ResourcesGovernmentGovernment information Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/dataset/022c153e-3357-499d-ac18-36fa67d104af Original metadata (https://data.ontario.ca/fr)HTML https://data.ontario.ca/fr/dataset/022c153e-3357-499d-ac18-36fa67d104af Metadata recordPDF https://files.ontario.ca/moe_mapping/downloads/metadata/opendata/Niagara_River_Caged_Mussels_metadata_EN.pdf Metadata RecordPDF https://files.ontario.ca/moe_mapping/downloads/metadata/opendata/Niagara_River_Caged_Mussels_metadata_FR.pdf Niagara River Caged Mussel biomonitoring programZIP https://files.ontario.ca/moe_mapping/downloads/2Water/niagaramussels/niagara_mussels.zip

Data are contaminants in tissue of caged mussels put in the river for 3 weeks at about 25 stations located on the Canadian and US side of the river. The main objective of the study is to identify contaminant sources, or source areas requiring more detailed follow-up investigations, based on the level  of contaminants in the mussels. Compounds monitored include: * organochlorinated pesticides * Polychlorinated biphenyls * dioxins/furan * chlorinated benzenes * Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons * industrial organic compounds

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