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The Ecotoxicology of Mine Waste Contamination at Different Levels of Biological Organization in the Methow River Vally, Okanogan County, Washington

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Title The Ecotoxicology of Mine Waste Contamination at Different Levels of Biological Organization in the Methow River Vally, Okanogan County, Washington
Creator Peplow, Dan Edmonds, Robert
Subject contamination river
Description A study of mine-waste contamination effects on Methow River habitat on the eastern slopes of the north Cascade Mountains in Washington state, U.S.A., revealed impacts at ecosystem, community, population, individual, tissue, and cellular levels. Ore deposits in the area were mined for gold, silver, copper and zinc until the early 1950’s, but the mines are now inactive. An above-and-below-mine approach was used to compare potentially impacted to control sites. The concentrations of eleven trace...
Publisher Center for Water and Watershed Studies
Date 2010-12-30T22:03:19Z 2010-12-30T22:03:19Z 2003-05-15
Type Article
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16332
Language en_US

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