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National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. 2017. NCCOS National Status and Trends Special Study: Assessing Land Based Sources of Pollution in Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, from 2013-08-27 to 2013-08-30. NOAA InPort. Metadata Record.

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This tabular dataset is the result of field sampling of coral tissues (Pocillopora damicornis) and subsequent laboratory chemical analysis for pollutant levels. The pollutants analyzed included trace elements (Al, Ar, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Pb, Mn, Hg, Ni, Se, Ag, Sn, Zn), PAHs, PCBs, pesticides (chlordanes, DDT, HCH), and organotins. For a complete description of the field and laboratory techniques see Whitall et al. 2016. Keywords: Coral Reefs; Pollution; Metals; PCBs; PAHs; Pesticides; Mariana Islands; Tinian

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