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Mount Rainier National Park

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  Partnership Projects in Mount Rainier National Park

  • 2002 - Persistent organic pollution and heavy metals in glacial fed lakes and aquatic biota (multi-park project)
  • 2007 - Develop Multivariate Tool for Classifying Aquatic Ecosystems and Predicting Response to Climate Change
  • 2008 - Developing Critical Loads for Atmospheric Deposition of Inorganic Nitrogen in Network Lakes (multi-park project)


Sheibley, R.W., Foreman, J.R., Moran, P.W., Swarzenski, P.W., 2012, Atmospheric deposition, water-quality, and sediment data for selected lakes in Mount Rainer, North Cascades, and Olympic National Parks, Washington, 2008-10: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series: 2012-721, 46 p.

Moran, P.W., A. Neelakanteswar, R.W. Black, and M.M. Vijayan. 2007. Tissue contaminants and associated transcriptional response in trout liver from high elevation lakes of Washington. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(18) 6591-6597, doi: 10.1021/es070550y.


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