AKA: Sept rail line contaminant baselines
Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Multi-Disciplinary Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (ZP00CB4)
Principal Investigator(s): Pamela Swarzenski
Information Specialist(s): Angela Tan
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Field sampling for baseline contaminant levels in marshes adjacent to railroad tracks.
Start Port/Location: Olympia, Washington
End Port/Location: Bayview, Washington
Start Date: 2015-09-14
End Date: 2015-09-18
Equipment Used: Handheld GPS, Ponar grab sampler
Information to be Derived: PAHs and other contaminant levels in marsh soil.
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Twenty five benthic grab samples of estuarine mud; four samples of POM on filters.
Staff: Pamela Swarzenski, Angela Tan
Puget Sound, Washington, United States
|North: 48.89632394||South: 46.97825879||West: -122.827||East: -121.97347005|
Takesue, R.K., 2018, Inorganic compositional data for fine-grained Puget Sound sediment along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line, September 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release.
Takesue, R.K., and Campbell, P.L., 2019, Contaminant baselines and sediment provenance along the Puget Sound Energy Transport Corridor, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018-1196.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Ponar grab sampler||---||Biology|