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I Am An...Ecotoxicologist
September 3, 2021

I Am An...Ecotoxicologist

I Am An...Ecotoxicologist

Scientist standing in a laboratory next to an instrument
July 1, 2021

Scientist standing near a high resolution mass spectrometer

USGS scientist standing near the high resolution mass spectrometer at the UlS. Geological Survey Eastern Ecological Science Center. The instrument will be used for analyses of PFAS in plasma and tissue samples. Any display of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

High resolution mass spectrometer in  laboratory
July 1, 2021

High resolution mass spectrometer used for chemical analyses

High resolution mass spectrometer at the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center.   Any display of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Scientist collecting soil and worms
May 20, 2021

USGS scientists collecting soil and worms at a site on Cape Cod, Mass.

USGS scientists Gregory D'Agostino and Katherine Wares collecting soil and worms at a site on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, that was contaminated by PFAS from fire-fighting foam.  

Scientist placing invertebrate into sampling container
May 19, 2021

Invertebrates being collected at a site on Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Invertebrate being collected at a site on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, that was contaminated by PFAS from fire-fighting foam used at the site. 

Scientist installing a swallow nesting box near a pond
April 12, 2021

Scientist installing a nest box near Ashumet Pond, Cape Cod, Mass.

Scientist istalling a swallow nest box near Ashumet Pond, Cape Cod Massachusetts as part of a study on the fate and effects of PFAS chemicals. 

U.S. Geological Survey scientist holding a Colorado pikeminnow
March 18, 2021

Scientist holding a fish collected from the Upper Colorado River basin

U.S. Geological Survey scientists holding a Colorado pikeminnow during a sampling trip in the Upper Colorado River Basin.

Pictures spliced together showing collecting bottom sediments
March 7, 2021

Lake bottom sediment collection from Ashumet Pond, Cape Cod, Mass.

USGS scientists Jason Sorenson and Andrea Tokranov (out of the image) collecting lake-bottom sediments from Ashumet Pond on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for use in laboratory experiments on the fate of PFAS at groundwater/surface-water boundaries.  The sediments are collected by pushing a tube into the lake bottom and transferring the sediment and pore water into glass jars

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Transition between melanistic (left side) and normal areas of skin (right side).
January 22, 2021

Melanistic and normal areas of fish skin

Microscopic appearance of normal and melanistic skin in fish from Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Rural setting in North Dakota
October 5, 2020

White barn in a rural setting

White barn in a rural setting in North Dakota.