Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
NCEAS 12198: Fleishman: Potential role of contaminants in declines of pelagic organisms in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, California , National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , and Johnson M. 2010.
POD!_National Pollution Discharge Elimination System_Delta Discharge_1998-2007
nceas.963.20 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.963.20/nceas)
General Information:
Title:POD!_National Pollution Discharge Elimination System_Delta Discharge_1998-2007
Identifier:nceas.963
Abstract:
General water quality and toxicity data collected from 1998 to 2007 for compliance with National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits by the following wastewater treatment plants: Brentwood Wastewater Treatment Plant; Discovery Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant; Manteca Wastewater Treatment Plant; Merced Wastewater Treatment Plant; Modesto Wastewater Treatment Plant; Mountain House Wastewater Treatment Plant; Rio Vista Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant; Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant; Stockton Wastewater Treatment Plant; Tracy Wastewater Treatment Plant; Turlock Wastewater Treatment Plant; White Slough Water Pollution Control Plant (City of Lodi); Vacaville Wastewater Treatment Plant. Note: These data were transcribed from Excel and pdf files for formatting purposes and are presented as provided by the wastewater treatment plants.
Keywords:
  • National Pollution Discharge Elimination System
  • NPDES
  • water quality
  • toxicity
  • pH
  • dissolved oxygen
  • ammonia
  • unionized ammonia
  • chloride
  • water temperature
  • turbidity
  • electrical conductivity
  • Pimephales promelas
  • Fathead minnow
  • Ceriodaphnia dubia
  • Selenastrum capricornutum
  • acute bioassay
  • chronic bioassay
  • total dissolved solids
  • TDS
  • hardness
  • coliform
  • mercury
  • biochemical oxygen demand
  • BOD
  • total suspended solids
  • TSS
  • salinity
  • EPA Priority Pollutants
  • EPA Toxic Pollutants
  • chronic toxicity
  • acute toxicity
Publication Date:2010-04-23
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:Brentwood Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Discovery Bay Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Lodi Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Manteca Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Merced Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Modesto Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Mountain House Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Rio Vista Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Sacramento Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Stockton Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Turlock Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Vacaville Water Quality Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Brentwood Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Discovery Bay Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Merced Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Modesto Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Rio Vista Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Tracy Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Turlock Toxicity Data ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Water Quality Data - All Jurisdictions ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Toxicity Data - All Jurisdictions ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Station Location Coordinates ( View Metadata | Download File download)

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Organization:NCEAS 12198: Fleishman: Potential role of contaminants in declines of pelagic organisms in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, California
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Individual: Michael Johnson
Organization:University of California, Davis
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Michael Johnson
Associated Parties:
Individual: Michael Johnson
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Michael Johnson

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:Wastewater treatment plants that discharge into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Coordinates for monitoring stations provided in a separate file in list of files for download.
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  1.0  degrees
East:  1.0  degrees
North:  1.0  degrees
South:  1.0  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
1998
End:
2007

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Data Set Usage Rights

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Access Control:
Auth System:knb
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Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File