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Analysis of the Causes of a Decline in the San Joaquin Kit Fox Population on the Elk Hills, Naval Petroleum Reserve #1, California

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Analysis of the Causes of a Decline in the San Joaquin Kit Fox Population on the Elk Hills, Naval Petroleum Reserve #1, California. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-08/130, 2008.

Impact/Purpose:

This report demonstrates the utility of the Causal Analysis/Diagnosis Decision Information System (CADDIS) for determining the cause of biological impairments on contaminated sites.

Description:

EPA is announcing the availability of the final report, Analysis of the Causes of a Decline in the San Joaquin Kit Fox Population on the Elk Hills, Naval Petroleum Reserve #1, California. This report describes a causal assessment of the decline in the abundance of San Joaquin kit foxes on an oil field. The EPA CADDIS system was used to perform the causal inference.

URLs/Downloads:

The Causal Analysis/Diagnosis Decision Information System (CADDIS)

DECLINE_SANJOAQUIN_KITFOX_FINAL.PDF   (PDF,96 pp, 3996 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Product Published Date: 09/30/2016
Record Last Revised: 02/11/2019
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 200367

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

CINCINNATI OH