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DETECTING THE SOURCE OF FECAL POLLUTION IN THE TILLAMOOK WATERSHED WITH NEW MOLECULAR METHOD

Investigators
Field, K. G.
Institutions
Oregon State University
Start date
2019
End date
2004
Objective
Survey the Tillamook Bay, Oregon, watershed for fecal pollution by sampling rivers and the bay at regular intervals and through storms. Determine the source of fecal pollution in polluted samples, and perform statistical analyses to search for temporal and spatial patterns of variation. Use the resulting information in education and mitigation.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
ORE00738
Accession number
187425
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Sanitation and Quality Standards
Education and Training