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Effects of halogenated hydrocarbons, mercury, polybrominated biphenyl ethers, fungicides and herbicides on nesting success of ospreys along the Boise River, 2008.

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Start Date
2008-03
End Date
2008-08

Summary

Data reported in the excel xls spreadsheet reports contaminant concentrations in osprey egg, juvenile plasma, and fish sample collected along the Boise River of Idaho in 2008, below Lucky Peak Reservoir. Contaminants reported include OC insecticides, PCBs, mercury and PBDEs.

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FRE00661.xml
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Purpose

To understand the extent of contamination along the heavily populated portion of the Boise River to halogenated hydrocarbon compounds and mercury between Lucky Peak Reservoir and the river’s confluence at the Snake River (~76 river miles). Also, to look for any contaminant effect on osprey productivity.

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  • Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC)

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