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Graph of total mercury concentration showing daily variation in Silver Creek, Mont.
Daily variations in mercury concentrations in Silver Creek, Montana. Concentrations of methyl mercury showed the greatest variation. Concentrations are in nanograms per liter (ng/L) -- from the Diurnal Metal Variations Photo Gallery

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The Toxics Program supports the development of knowledge and methods for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data related to fundamental questions about contamination in the hydrologic cycle. What is the significance of these activities in relation to the field investigations?

Microbial Geochemistry

Geochemistry

Hydrology

Contaminant Geophysics

Modeling

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