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Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region

Scott W. Ator

Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region

by Scott W. Ator

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nitrates -- Environmental aspects -- Middle Atlantic States,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Middle Atlantic States,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Middle Atlantic States,
  • Nutrient pollution of water -- Middle Atlantic States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Scott W. Ator
    SeriesUSGS open-file report -- 98-158, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 98-158
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13624961M
    OCLC/WorldCa43082177

    Published data on nitrate (NO 3) toxicity to freshwater and marine animals are reviewed. New data on nitrate tox-icity to the freshwater invertebrates Eulimnogammarus toletanus, Echinogammarus echinosetosus and Hydropsyche exo-cellata are also presented. The main toxic action of nitrate is due to the conversion of oxygen-carrying pigments to. This report investigates the link between pesticides and nitrate-nitrogen in groundwater samples collected from around the state of Minnesota. Pesticide and nitrate data from samples collected at monitoring wells and domestic drinking water wells were compared to determine whether such a link exists. Results of this analysis indicate that it is not.

    • Ground Water and Surface Water, A Single Resource, by Winter and others, U.S. Geological Survey Circular • Pesticides in Surface Water of the Mid-Atlantic Region, by Ferrari and others, U.S. Geological Survey, WRIR • Nitrate and Selected Pesticides in Ground Water of the Mid-Atlantic Region, by Ator and Ferrari. References Ator, S. W. (). Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the mid- Atlantic region. USGS Open File Report , Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey.

    How Does Nitrate Get into Ground Findings of the National Pesticide Survey Wtr»t» The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed its five-year National Survey of Pesticides in Drinking Water Wells (NPS), a study of the presence of pesticides, pesticide degradates, and nitrate in community water system (CWS) wells and rural. Nitrate pollution in groundwater is a widespread water quality problem that can pose serious health risks to pregnant women and infants if consumed at concentrations above the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 45 milligrams per liter (mg/L) nitrate as nitrate.


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Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region by Scott W. Ator Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nitrate and Pesticide Data for Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region. by Scott W. Ator. Selected water-quality data for surface-water and ground-water sites in the Mid-Atlantic Region are available in computer files.

Available data include pesticide concentrations from 2, samples collected from surface-water sites between October and March ; nitrate or pesticide concentrations Cited by: 2. The occurrence of nitrate and pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic region is related to land cover and rock type.

Likely sources of nitrate and pesticides to ground water include agricultural and urban land-use practices; rock type affects the movement of these compounds into and through the ground-water system. Get this from a library. Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region.

[Scott W Ator; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Scott W. Ator Selected water-quality data for surface-water and ground-water sites in the Mid-Atlantic Region are available in computer files.

Available data include pesticide concentrations from 2, samples collected from. Scott W. Ator Selected water-quality data for surface-water and ground-water sites in the Mid-Atlantic Region are available in computer files.

Available data include pesticide concentrations from 2, samples collected fro. Locations of ground-water wells sampled for nitrate and statistically grouped land cover in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

between the soil and rock particles and supports vegetation. In the saturated zone below the water table, ground water fills the spaces between the rock particles and within bedrock fractures Cited by: 1.

Ground-water samples were collected over near-decadal and annual intervals from unconfi ned aquifers in agricultural areas of the Mid-Atlantic region, including fractured carbonate rocks in the Great Valley, Potomac River Basin, and unconsolidated sediments on the Delmarva Peninsula. Nitrate and Pesticide Data for Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region - Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvent Groundwater Plumes Discharging Into Wetlands - Nutrient and Sediment Concentrations, Loads, and Trends for Four Nontidal Tributaries in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Temporal Trends in Nitrate and Pesticides in Mid-Atlantic Ground Water Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Environmental Quality 37(5 Suppl):S September with Reads.

Nitrate and Pesticides in Ground Water Nitrogen is a critical plant nutrient, and most nitrogen is used and reused by plants within an ecosystem (Vitousek et al., ), so in undisturbed ecosystems minimal “leakage” occurs into ground water, and concentrations are very low.

When nitrogen fertilizers are applied in amounts. Ator, S.W.,Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report5 p.

Ator, S.W. and Ferrari, M.J.,Nitrate and selected pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic Region: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report8 p.

Ator, S.W., Nitrate and Pesticide Data for Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region, 2 p. Water Resources Investigations Report: WRIR Linda C.

Darrell, Brenda Feit Majedi, Joy aga, and Joel D. Blomquist, Nutrient and Suspended-Sediment Concentrations, Trends, Loads, and Yields from the Nontidal part of the Susquehanna, Potomac.

Surface Water Publications. USGS Scientific Investigations Report: SIR Nitrate and Pesticide Data for Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region, 2 p. Open-File Report: OFR Blomquist, J.D., and Dysart, J.E., Pesticides in Surface Water of the Mid-Atlantic Region, 12p. Water Resources Investigation Report: WRIR Get this from a library.

Nitrate and selected pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic region. [Scott W Ator; Matthew J Ferrari; Geological Survey (U.S.). Ator, S. (), “Nitrate and Pesticide Data for Waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region,” USGS Open File ReportU.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. Ator, S. W., and Denis, J.

(), “Relation of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Ground Water to Land Use in Four Subunits of the Potomac River Basin,” USGS Water-Resources Investigations Cited by: 7. United States Pesticides And F Environmental Protection Toxic Substances September Agency (W) R.E.D.

FACTS Inorganic Nitrate/Nitrite (Sodium and Potassium Nitrates) Pesticide Reregistration All pesticides sold or used in the United States must be registered by EPA, based on scientific studies showing that they can be used.

The U.S. EPA has established an Maximum Contaminant Level of 10 mg/L for nitrate-plus-nitrite (as nitrogen) in public water supplies. Additional Reading. Nitrate in Drinking Water (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) Nitrate in Groundwater in Mid-Atlantic Region (U.S.

Geological Survey). On the Delmarva Peninsula between andmedian nitrate concentrations increased 2 mg per liter in aerobic ground water, reflecting increasing fertilizer applications. Correlations between selected pesticide compounds and apparent recharge date are similarly related to changing land use and chemical by: Ator, S.W.

and Ferrari, M.J.,Nitrate and Selected Pesticides in Ground Water of the Mid-Atlantic Region, Water Resources Investigation Report Blickwedel, R.S. and Wood, C.R.,Relation of Ground-Water Quality to Land Use in the Philadelphia – Camden, New Jersey Area, U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations.

Agriculture in the Mid-Atlantic is also a sour ce of negative environmental impacts, par ticularly water pollution from nutrients, er oded soils, and pesticides. How to distinguish "nitrate" vegetables?

Theorist and practitioner of biodynamic farming Alex Podolinksy in the book "Biodynamics - the way to efficient agriculture", notes that nitrate vegetables have a characteristic bad smell, when cooking in a pan there is just a few vegetable lest because of initially high content of water.Historical data indicate that concentrations of nitrate have increased since the s in the shallow and deep parts of the aquifer system.

Concentrations of nitrate and detection of pesticides in the deep part of the aquifer system will likely increase as the proportion of highly affected water contributed to these wells increases with by: Landscape Indicators for Pesticides Study for Mid-Atlantic Coastal Streams.

TECHNICAL OVERVIEW. Project Goals. This project is the first study in a long term, national research program, the Landscape Indicators for Pesticides Studies (LIPS).