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Total Mercury Concentrations in Dragonfly Larvae from U.S. National Parks (2014-2017)

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2014
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2017

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Eagles-Smith, C.A., Nelson, S.J., Flanagan-Pritz, C.M., Willacker Jr., J.J., and Klemmer, A., 2018, Total Mercury Concentrations in Dragonfly Larvae from U.S. National Parks (2014-2017): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9TK6NPT.

Summary

Data related to mercury concentrations in dragonfly samples from U.S. National Parks collected as part of the Dragonfly Mercury Project (DMP).

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Purpose

The Dragonfly Mercury Project (DMP) is a national scale study tying research on mercury (Hg) pollution risks to protected lands with citizen engagement and education. The program purpose is to: (1) Increase the understanding of Hg contamination in national parks across the United States using dragonfly larvae as biosentinels; (2) Engage citizen scientists in the collection of dragonfly larvae; and (3) Inform NPS policy and management decisions.

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  • Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC)
  • USGS Data Release Products

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