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Citation:

Pait, A.S., R.A. Warner, S.I. Hartwell, J.O. Nelson, P.A. Pacheco, and A. Mason. 2006. Human Use Pharmaceuticals in the Estuarine Environments: A Survey in the Chesapeake and Biscayne Bays. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 7. Silver Spring, MD. 21 pp.

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NOAA Technical Memorandum

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The goal of this pilot project was to assess the presence of a number of commonly prescribed human use pharmaceuticals in three coastal areas of the U.S. Water samples were collected in conjunction with three NOAA monitoring/research projects to assess sediment contamination, macrobenthic infaunal communities, and bioeffects in the Chesapeake Bay, Biscayne Bay, and the Gulf of the Farallones.

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