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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances

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USGS scientist working along a section of the lower part of Daisy Creek, Mont.
USGS scientist working along a section of the lower part of Daisy Creek, Montana. USGS scientists documented that dissolved metals change throughout the day in mountain streams affected by abandoned mine lands -- 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?

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Geochemistry

Hydrology

Contaminant Geophysics

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