Data release including concentrations of bioactive organic contaminants in water and sediment and biodegradation rates of select model contaminants in sediment from Congaree National Park during 2013-15. Chemical analyses for targeted organic analytes include, human-use pharmaceuticals, degradates and metabolites and hormones and organic wastewater indicator compounds. Samples were collected between May 2013 and May 2015. Data release is associated with journal article:
Bradley, P.M., W.A. Battaglin, J.M. Clark, F.P. Henning, M.L. Hladik, L.R. Iwanowicz, C.A. Journey, J. Riley, and K.M. Romanok, in press, Widespread Occurrence and the Potential for Biodegradation of Bioactive Contaminants in Protected Wilderness at Congaree National Park, USA: Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.3873.
|Title||Concentrations of Bioactive Organic Contaminants in Water and Sediment and Rates of Contaminant Biodegradation in Sediment at Congaree National Park, USA 2013-15|
|Authors||Paul M. Bradley, Kristin M. Romanok, Celeste A Journey|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||South Atlantic Water Science Center|