Accession Number : ADA291461

Title :   Investigations of Chemical Contaminants in Animals and Habitats of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, Colorado,

Corporate Author : PATUXENT WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s) : McEwen, Lowell C. ; DeWeese, Lawrence R.

PDF Url : ADA291461

Report Date : MAY 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This report is a short history of the avian biological studies done and on-going at RMA. Poisoning of birds by RMA chemicals was first reported in 1951. Between 1952 and 1975 several studies were done in the lakes and at Basin F. The hazard of eating contaminated fowl was emphasized by CDH in 1981. Several studies have been initiated in the last five years: (1) Kestrel study to determine chemical effects on reproduction; (2) 1984 Waterfowl study at the lakes; (3) 1984 Aquatic study. -BKA

Descriptors :   *WATER POLLUTION, *POISONING, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *AQUATIC ANIMALS, *WATERFOWL, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, ARMY FACILITIES, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, HISTORY, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), ROCKY MOUNTAINS, HAZARDOUS WASTES, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, LAKES, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, BASINS(GEOGRAPHIC), COLORADO, DIELDRIN, REPRODUCTION(PHYSIOLOGY).

Subject Categories : Biology
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE