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U.S. Geological Survey protocol for sample collection in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, 2010

It is important that we collect samples consistently and properly to assure the quality of the information needed by decision makers. This report explains the procedures for sampling water, sediment, benthic invertebrates, and microorganisms.

by Wilde, Franceska D. and Skrobialowski, Stanley C.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1098
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Aquatic biology, Geochemistry, Hydrology, Instrument design and development, Specimen collecting, Water sampling
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Cameron, Lafourche, Plaquemines, Saint Bernard, Saint Mary, Terrebonne, Vermilion

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