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Transport of sediment-bound organochlorine pesticides to the San Joaquin River, California

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Transport of sediment-bound organochlorine pesticides to the San Joaquin River, California; 1999; Article; Journal; Journal of the American Water Resources Association; Kratzer, C. R.

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Suspended sediment samples were collected in westside tributaries and the main stem of the San Joaquin River, California, in June 1994 during the irrigation season and in January 1995 during a winter storm. These samples were analyzed for 15 organochlorine pesticides to determine their occurrence and their concentrations on suspended sediment and to compare transport during the irrigation season (April to September) to transport during winter storm runoff (October to March). Ten organochlorine pesticides were detected during the winter storm runoff; seven during the irrigation season. The most frequently detected organochlorine pesticides during both sampling periods were p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDT, p,p'-DDD, dieldrin, toxaphene, and chlordane. [...]

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journalJournal of the American Water Resources Association
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valueHerndon, VA, United States
languageEnglish
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