Emerging Contaminants

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Today on the USGS CoreCast we explore what impact emerging contaminants have on the health and development of aquatic wildlife. We traveled to the Pacific Northwest to talk with a multidisciplinary research team of USGS scientists about an ongoing study that characterizes the contaminants and habitats for a number of aquatic species along the lower Columbia River.

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Team: Edwin Elias, Guy Gelfenbaum

Relevance: Streamflow modeling and point-source tracer modeling along the lower Columbia River. Tool for modeling contaminant and sediment transport. The model runs were done as scenarios, representing a certain set of conditions. They weren't run to represent a particular time period.

Method: Delft3D

Episode Number: 161

Image Dimensions: 640 x 360

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Length: 09:31:00

Location Taken: Portland, OR, US