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Main Title Survey of the occurrence of mercury, lead, and cadmium in the Washington, D.C. area /
Author Scheide, E. P. ; Fillibe, J. J. ; Taylor., J. K.
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Author Title of a Work
Filliben, James J.
Taylor, J. K.
CORP Author National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Toxic Substances.
Publisher Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards,
Year Published 1977
Report Number NBSIR 78-1428; PB281725
Stock Number PB-281 725
OCLC Number 646828486
Subjects Environmental sampling--Washington (D.C.) ; Hazardous substances--Washington (D.C.) ; Mercury--Washington (D.C.)--Analysis. ; Lead--Washington (D.C.)--Analysis. ; Cadmium--Analysis. ; Mercury--Sampling--Washington (D.C.) ; Lead--Sampling--Washington (D.C.) ; Cadmium--Sampling--Washington (D.C.)
Additional Subjects Environmental surveys ; Mercury(Metal) ; Lead(Metal) ; Cadmium ; District of Columbia ; Chemical analysis ; Sampling ; Soil analysis ; Toxic substances ; Air pollution detection ; Water pollution detection ; Procedures
Local Library Info
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EJE Letter from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about item and explanation of why document is not an EPA report, dated December 12 ,1978 is bound in at front.
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EJEM  GE45.S25S3 1977 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 07/19/2010
NTIS  PB-281 725 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 02/27/2020
Collation 51, [43] leaves : ill., charts, maps ; 25 cm.
Abstract
This report describes the development of a plan to comprehensively survey the occurrence of potentially toxic substances in a defined geographical area and its application to the determination of the concentration levels of mercury, lead, and cadmium in various aspects of the environment in the Washington, D.C. area. It describes the basic philosophy of such a survey, the development of a sampling plan, and the identification of analytical methods adequate to obtain the required measurements. Methods of data reduction using the NBS computer are also described. The data are presented in tables and unique computer-generated plots which show the overall concentration profiles and spots of elevated concentration levels. No significantly hazardous conditions were found to exist. The approach followed and the data reduction techniques developed should be useful to surveys of these elements in other areas and also for surveys of ubiquitous hazardous materials in general.
Notes
"September 1977". Final report; Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 24-26). "NBSIR 78-1428" "PB 281 725". Photocopy.
Contents Notes
"This report describes the development of a plan to comprehensively survey the occurrence of potentially toxic substances in a defined geographical area and its application to the determination of the concentration levels of mercury, lead, and cadmium in various aspects of the environment in the Washington, D.C. area. It describes the basic philosophy of such a survey, the development of a sampling plan, and the identification of analytical methods adequate to obtain the required measurements. Methods of data reduction using the NBS computer are also described. The data are presented in tables and unique computer-generated plots which show the overall concentration profiles and spots of elevated concentration levels. No significantly hazardous conditions were found to exist. The approach followed and the data reduction techniques developed should be useful to survey of these elements in other areas and also for surveys of ubiquitous hazardous materials in general."