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Synthetic Organic Compounds in Biota in Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Las Vegas, Nevada

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

This dataset presents the results of analysis of aquatic biota tissue samples, collected at 2 sites (Las Vegas Bay and Overton Arm) in 2013 and 2 sites (Las Vegas Bay, Boulder Basin, and Overton Arm) in 2014 in Lake Mead National Recreational Area. The tissue samples were analyzed for concentrations of more than 250 compounds and congeners of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), organochlorine pesticides (DDT and its degradates), wastewater chemicals, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at the Columbia Environmental Research Center (CERC) in Columbia, Missouri. Analysis methods include low-resolution, high-resolution, and full spectrum mass spectrometry and high-resolution gas chromatography. Data are presented in a spreadsheet with 15 worksheets containing analyte results and quality control information and a summary table suitable for principal component analysis (PCA).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20200824
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