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Contaminated sediments database for Long Island Sound and the New York Bight

Open-File Report 2003-241

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Abstract

The Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and the New York Bight provides a compilation of published and unpublished sediment texture and contaminant data. This report provides maps of several of the contaminants in the database as well as references and a section on using the data to assess the environmental status of these coastal areas. The database contains information collected between 1956-1997; providing an historical foundation for future contaminant studies in the region.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Contaminated sediments database for Long Island Sound and the New York Bight
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2003-241
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2003
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
Online Only