Monitoring Activity Contaminants

Monitoring Activity

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Southern Nevada Water Authority - Bioassessment in the Las Vegas Wash and Tributaries – Fish Study SNWA Database Project #573

U.S. Geological Survey Nevada Water Science Center – Endocrine Disruption in Lake Mead

U.S. Geological Survey Columbia Environmental Research Center - Risk Assessment of Potential Endocrine Disruptors in Lake Mead

Recent Reports and Publications

Goodbred, S.L., T.J. Leiker, R. Patiño, J.A. Jenkins, N.D. Denslow, E. Orsak, , and M.R. Rosen. 2007. Organic chemical concentrations and reproductive biomarkers in common carp (cyprinus carpio) collected from two areas in Lake Mead, Nevada, May 1999-May 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 286. Click to view report.

Kramer, J., S.L. Gerstenberger, and C. Cross. 2009. Mercury concentrations in muscle tissue from Sportfish in Lake Mead, Nevada. Lake Mead Science Symposium Program. Click to view abstract and presentation.

Kramer, Joanna A. "Mercury Concentrations in Muscle Tissue from Sportfish in Lake Mead, Nevada." MPH thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2009. Click to view thesis.

Leiker, T.J., S.R. Abney, S.L. Goodbred, and M.R. Rosen. 2009. Identification of methyl triclosan and halogenated analogues in both male common carp (Cyprinus carpio) from Las Vegas Bay and Semipermeable Membrane Devices from Las Vegas Wash, Nevada. Science of the Total Environment, 407, 2102-2114. Click to view abstract; article may be downloaded with journal subscription.

Rosen, M.R., D.A. Alvarez, S.L. Goodbred, T.J. Leiker, and R. Patiño. 2010. Sources and Distribution of Organic Compounds Using Passive Samplers in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada and Arizona, and Their Implications for Potential Effects on Aquatic Biota. Journal of Environmental Quality, 39. Click to view article.

Rosen M.R. and P.C. Van Metre. 2009. Assessment of multiple sources of anthropogenic and natural chemical inputs to a morphologically complex basin, Lake Mead, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Click to view abstract; article may be downloaded with journal subscription.

Rosen, M.R., Goodbred, S.L., Patino, Reynaldo, Leiker, T.J., and E. Orsak. 2006. Investigations of the effects of synthetic chemicals on the endocrine system of common carp in Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2006-3131. Click to view fact sheet.

Rosen, M.R., T.J. Leiker, and S.L. Goodbred. 2006. Use of passive samplers for detecting vertical gradients and potential sources of organic contaminants to Lake Mead, Nevada, U.S.A.: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 7, p. 160. Click to view abstract.

SNWA Report: Las Vegas Wash Monitoring and Characterization Study: Ecotoxicologic Screening Assessment of Selected Contaminants of Potential Concern in Sediment, Whole Fish, Bird Eggs, and Water, 2000-2003

Last updated: February 28, 2015

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