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Vertical fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

Investigating the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Biologically-mediated Mechanisms of Removal of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

DOI:
10.7266/N7N29TXF
 
UDI:
Y1.x254.000:0003
Last Update:
Aug 01 2016 15:37 UTC
 
Dataset Author(s):
Maiti, Kanchan
Point of Contact:
Sutor, Malinda
Louisiana State University / Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
School of the Coast and Environment 1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803
USA
msutor1@lsu.edu
Funding Source:
Louisiana State University (LSU)
Data Collection Period:
2012-04-09 to 2013-04-15

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Abstract:

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations in dissolved, suspended and sinking phases were measured in the northern Gulf of Mexico during 2012 and 2013 to estimate rate of loss of particulate PAHs from the water column via sinking fluxes.

Purpose:

Dataset was developed to estimate rate of loss of particulate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from the water column via sinking fluxes in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Theme Keywords:

PAH, Particle flux

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excel

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Vertical fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the northern Gulf of Mexico.



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  File identifier: 
      Y1.x254.000-0003-metadata.xml
  Language: 
      eng; USA
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      utf8
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      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Individual name: 
          Kanchan Maiti
      Organisation name: 
          Louisiana State University / Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
      Position name: 
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                  2255784531
              Facsimile: 
          Address: 
            Address: 
              Delivery point: 
                  School of the Coast and Environment
                  1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building
              City: 
                  Baton Rouge
              Administrative area: 
                  LA
              Postal code: 
                  70803
              Country: 
                  USA
              Electronic mail address: 
                  kmaiti@lsu.edu
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          pointOfContact
  Date stamp: 
      2018-08-11T13:34:34+00:00
  Metadata standard name: 
      ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
  Metadata standard version: 
      ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
  Dataset URI: 
      https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/metadata/Y1.x254.000:0003
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Vertical fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Alternate title: Date: Date: Date: 2014-04-25 Date type: Date type code: publication Abstract: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations in dissolved, suspended and sinking phases were measured in the northern Gulf of Mexico during 2012 and 2013 to estimate rate of loss of particulate PAHs from the water column via sinking fluxes. Purpose: Dataset was developed to estimate rate of loss of particulate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from the water column via sinking fluxes in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon spill. Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Individual name: Malinda Sutor Organisation name: Louisiana State University / Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Position name: Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 2255788055 Facsimile: Address: Address: Delivery point: School of the Coast and Environment 1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building City: Baton Rouge Administrative area: LA Postal code: 70803 Country: USA Electronic mail address: msutor1@lsu.edu Role: Role code: pointOfContact Point of contact: Responsible party: Individual name: Kanchan Maiti Organisation name: Louisiana State University / Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Position name: Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 2255784531 Facsimile: Address: Address: Delivery point: School of the Coast and Environment 1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building City: Baton Rouge Administrative area: LA Postal code: 70803 Country: USA Electronic mail address: kmaiti@lsu.edu Role: Role code: principalInvestigator Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: PAH Keyword: Particle flux Type: Keyword type code: theme Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Gulf of Mexico Type: Keyword type code: place Language: eng; USA Topic category: Topic category code: oceans Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -88.5138 East bound longitude: -87.9228 South bound latitude: 28.4926 North bound latitude: 29.0078 Geographic element: BoundingPolygon: Polygon: gml:MultiPoint: gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 29.0078 -87.9942 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.72352 -88.3920 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.55863 -87.9228 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 29.0000 -88.0000 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.7267 -88.5138 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.4926 -88.1116 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Description: ground condition Begin date: 2012-04-09 End date: 2013-04-15 Supplemental Information: Dissolved Sample Collection Protocol Samples for dissolved PAHs were collected using Niskin bottles. 20 L of water was filtered onto pre-conditioned Solid Phase Extraction disks with C-18 media, EPA approved Method 3535. The disks were then analyzed for PAHs. Particulate Sample Collection Protcol Suspended particles for particulate PAHs analysis were collected by insitu filtration using battery-operated Submersible Pumps. Large volume (500-800 L) of water filtered onto muffled Quartz Microfiber Filter and the filters were analyzed for PAHs. Use of such large volume insitu filtrations to efficiently capture suspended particles are available in Buesseler et al. 2006, Maiti et al. 2012. Flux Sample Collection Protocol Settling particles, to estimate PAHs fluxes, were collected using surface-tethered drifting sediment traps. The design, construction, pre-conditioning, deployment, recovery and sample processing of the sediment traps are available in Lamborg et al. 2008. PAHs Analysis Method Followed Sample extraction and analysis of PAHs using GC/MS were done using standard EPA methods: SW-846 Method 8270C (Method 3542, Method 3535A), SW-846 Method 8270D. References: Puspa L. Adhikari, Kanchan Maiti, Edward B. Overton, Vertical fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Marine Chemistry, Volume 168, 20 January 2015, Pages 60-68 |||||
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Distribution info: Distribution: Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 3618253604 Address: Address: Delivery point: 6300 Ocean Drive City: Corpus Christi Administrative area: TX Postal code: 78412 Country: USA Electronic mail address: griidc@gomri.org Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org Role: Role code: distributor Distributor format: Format: Name: excel Version: inapplicable File decompression technique: Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Transfer size: 0.014 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/Y1.x254.000:0003 Protocol: https
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Metadata maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: unknown Maintenance note: This ISO metadata record was automatically generated from information provided to GRIIDC for dataset: Y1.x254.000:0003 on 2018-10-20T09:33:55+00:00
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