USGS - science for a changing world

Environmental Health - Toxic Substances

Photo Gallery

Watershed- and Regional Scale Contamination

Crop duster applying fungicides to a soybean field - credit Dana Kolpin, USGS
Aerial spraying of fungicides on row crops in Iowa. A soybean field is in the foreground, and a cornfield is in the background. The soybean crop is the target of the aerial application. Fungicides are used to combat soybean rust, a fungal disease, and have been detected in streams in areas of application. -- from the Pesticide Contamination in Varied Pesticide-Use Settings Investigation


Complete Photo Gallery Index

USGS Home Water Climate Change Science Systems Ecosystems Energy and Minerals Environmental Health Hazards

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://toxics.usgs.gov/photo_gallery/index_wrc_pg.html
Page Contact Information:
Page Last Modified: Tuesday, 06-May-2014 14:36:56 EDT