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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Atmospheric Depostion of Pesticides to the Patuxent River Watershed.

item McConnell, Laura
item Harman Fetcho, Jennifer
item Nochetto, Cristina

Submitted to: American Chemical Society National Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: March 15, 1999
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: An extensive study of air, rain and surface water concentrations of twenty-five currently used pesticides, organochlorine pesticides and three degradation products was conducted during the summer of 1996 in the Patuxent River Watershed. Air and rain were collected at three locations and water was collected at four representative locations in different areas sof the river. Results indicate that a significant source of pesticides is located in the upper watershed area.

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