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Spatial variability of volatile organic compounds in streams on Long Island, New York, and in New Jersey

Fact Sheet 194-97

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Abstract

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in almost all natural and synthetic materials and are commonly used in fuels, fuel additives, solvents, perfumes, flavor additives, and deodorants. Potential health hazards and environmental degradation resulting from the widespread use of VOCs has prompted increasing concern among scientists, industry, and the general public.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Spatial variability of volatile organic compounds in streams on Long Island, New York, and in New Jersey
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
194-97
Year Published:
1997
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
6 p.
Country:
United States
State:
New Jersey, New York
Other Geospatial:
Long Island
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N