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COMIDA Sediment Contaminants [Trefry]



This data set contains marine sediment chemistry from the Chukchi Sea. Data are concentrations of metals and organic substances in the surface sediments (top 1 cm) for 19 metals (Ag, Al, As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Sn, Tl, V, Zn), total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), and 34 individual compounds. These data were collected from 27 July 2009 through 16 August 2010. This dataset is part of the Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) Project.

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  • 1.0 (2013-03-26)
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Progress completed
Language English
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  • environment
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-07-27 07:12:00
End datetime 2010-08-16 16:00:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 72.404, Minimum (South) Latitude: 65.69
Minimum (West) Longitude: -168.958, Maximum (East) Longitude: -157.492

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John H. Trefry <>

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Trefry, J. 2013. COMIDA Sediment Contaminants. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 16 Apr 2024.

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