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November 26, 2019

Data Services

  • Data Services Help and example queries are now available! Check it out by Clicking on Help under the Resources menu item, and then clicking on Data Services (ERDDAP) under the Other Topics area of the Help Materials screen. The documentation is also available from the Data Services start page, available under the Tools menu item

Data

  • Northwest Regional Data, Watersheds (US,PS,WR,LD) 11/06/2019:
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    Added studies:
    NCA Program Oregon Coast 2002 (West EMAP) (E10C:O1)
    NCA Program Oregon Coast 2003 (West EMAP) (E10C:O2)
    NCA Program Washington Coast 2002 (West EMAP) (E10W:W1)
    NCA Program Washington Coast 2003 (West EMAP) (E10W:W2)
    Portland Harbor Upriver Reach Sediment 2017 (1097:U9)
    Lower Duwamish Injury Assessment Sculpin 2018 (1099:U4)

 

October 30, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW,HR) 10/25/2019:
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    Appended data for study "Raritan Bay Slag Cheesequake Creek Marsh 2017" (2200:RZ)

    Added additional congener and lipid results and updated studynotes for study "GE Fish Tissue data, 2018" (2400:Wh)

    Updated "GE Fish Tissue data, 2016 Re-analysis" (2400:Wg) adding sex coding for 21 of the 40 parts records and correcting the Total Weight for 8 composite records

    Added 47 additional fish tissue composite parts samples "GE Fish Tissue data, 2016 Re-analysis" (2400:Wg)

 

October 1, 2019

Data Services

  • DIVER uses ERDDAP, an open-source data server program developed by NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center that gives users a simple, consistent way to download scientific data and related information in common file formats. These data services provide machine-readable access to over 50 million environmental data records in the DIVER data warehouse. Check it out under the Tools menu, and choose Data Services to get started. The service is in an initial release; additional help documentation and example queries will be available with the next DIVER release

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 07/25/2019:
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    Newtown Creek RI/FS Spring Fish 2018 (2200/Tg)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 1990 (2400/J6)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2000 (2400/J7)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2003 (2400/J8)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2004 (2400/J9)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2005 (2400/Ja)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2006 (2400/Jb)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2007 (2400/Jc)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2008 (2400/Jd)
    Quanta OU2 RI, 2009 (2400/Je)

    Updated the following studies with new samples and chemistry results based on information provided by the Site Data Provider from the database NOAA_V3.0_Quanta_Historical_send_20190221mod.accdb

    Quanta Sediment 1995 Weston (2400/J1)
    Quanta Soil 1997 Enviroscience (2400/J3)
    Quanta Sed, Soil & GW 1998 GeoSyntec (2400/J4)
    Quanta Sed, Soil & GW 1999 GeoSyntec (2400/J5)

    Added river mile values for upper Hudson river stations in post 2015 sediment and tissue studies with an attribute name of "RM_GRID" to distinguish from previous river mile designations

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL,SL) 09/09/2019:
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    Revised results for SiteID 0531, StudyID 94 to correct an error in units for selected organics

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 09/26/2019:
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    Added studies:
    Raritan Bay Slag EPA Seawall Rem. Design 2017-18 (2200:W3)
    GE Fish Tissue data, 2018 (2400:Wh)

    Updated fish tissue composite weight from average weight to total weight in 89 samples in study NYSDEC Fish, 2017 (DE23:66)

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (HR) 09/27/2019:
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    Updated Sample Sex values in study GE Fish Tissue data, 2017 (2400:Wf)

 

August 29, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 07/25/2019:
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    Appended studies:
    Berry`s Creek Arcadis Hackensack 1992-2005 (2200:V9)
    Berry`s Creek Kearny Marsh Langan Report 1999 (2200:W1)
    Berry`s Creek Keegan Landfill 1997/2005 (2200:W2)

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW,RS) 08/01/2019:
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    Added Raritan Bay Slag station group, which includes stations from the following existing studies:
    Raritan Bay Slag Margaret’s Creek Soil March 2007
    Raritan Bay Slag Old Bridge Muni Auth 2007
    Raritan Bay Slag Laurence Harbor Seawall – May 2007
    Raritan Bay Slag Laurence Harbor Seawall –July 2007
    EPA Raritan Bay Slag Site – CERCLA – 2008
    EPA Raritan Bay Slag Site – CERCLA – 2009
    EPA Raritan Bay Slag Site – Remedial Investigation – 2010
    EPA Raritan Bay Slag Site – Remedial Investigation – 2011
    Raritan Bay Slag EPA Post-Storm Sandy 2014

  • Northwest Regional Data, Watersheds (PS,LD) 08/20/2019:
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    Added 32 sediment chemistry and bioassay reference stations from Puget Sound to the Lower Duwamish River station group

Explorer

  • Updated legends for Explorer fields (Location Source, Species Group)

 

July 25, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (HR) 07/08/2019:
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    Updated Sample Sex values in study GE Fish Tissue data, 2017 (2400:Wf)

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,CC,LA,NC,SD,SF) 07/12/2019:
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    Added studies:
    State Mussel Watch Endowment (0935:U9)
    SFEI 2013 Regional Monitoring Program(0902:U4)
    SFEI 2014 Regional Monitoring Program(0902:U5)
    SFEI 2015 Regional Monitoring Program(0902:U6)
    SFEI 2016 Regional Monitoring Program(0902:U7)
    SFEI 2017 Regional Monitoring Program(0902:U8)

    Removed records from study California State Mussel Watch 2003-2016 (0935:12) which overlapped with and possessed less lab information than identical records in California State Mussel Watch 2003-2016 (0935:12) for the following analytes in the years 2003 and 2004:
    ChemName Results
    Aldrin 2
    Aroclor 1248 7
    Aroclor 1254 16
    Oxychlordane 4
    Chlordanes, total (QM calculated) 15
    Chlordane, alpha- 15
    Chlordane, gamma- 15
    Chlordene - alpha 3
    Chlorpyrifos 2
    Hexachlorocyclohexane-alpha 3
    Hexachlorocyclohexane-gamma 1
    DCPA (Dacthal) 1
    DDTs, sum of p,p'-DDD and o,p'-DDD (QM calculated) 6
    DDTs, sum of p,p'-DDE and o,p'-DDE (QM calculated) 6
    DDTs, sum of p,p'-DDT and o,p'-DDT (QM calculated) 2
    DDTs, total of 6 isomers (QM calculated) 9
    Dieldrin 17
    Endosulfan-alpha 1
    Endosulfan sulfate 1
    Heptachlor epoxide 14
    Lipids, percent 17
    Methoxychlor 1
    2,6-Dimethylnaphthalene 17
    Nonachlor, trans- 12
    Nonachlor, cis- 10
    o,p'-DDD 6
    o,p'-DDE 6
    o,p'-DDT 2
    Oxadiazon 9
    PCBs, total Aroclors (QM calculated) 7
    p,p'-DDMU 9
    p,p'-DDD 13
    p,p'-DDE 3
    p,p'-DDE 14
    p,p'-DDT 10
    Toxaphene 1

 

June 27, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 06/26/2019:
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    Appended studies:
    NYSDEC Fish, 2017 (DE23:66)
    GE Fish Tissue data, 2016 Re-analysis (2400:Wg)
    GE Fish Tissue data, 2017 (2400:Wf)

    Other changes:
    Results from SiteID/StudyID = 2200/Tc (Newark Bay Ph3 Fish 2014-16), 2200/Td (Newark Bay Ph3 Crab/Clam 2014), and 2200/Te (Newark Bay Ph3 Sed. Quality Triad 2015) previously appended as Dataset 023 were found to overlap previously appended data for SiteID/StudyID = 2200/T2 (Newark Bay Toxicity and Bioaccumulation Sept 2015) and 2200/T3 (Newark Bay Sediment Chemistry 2014). A comparison was completed and data that were matched for concentration were removed. Data from 2200/Tc, 2200/Td, and 2200/Te that were significantly different were moved into the 2200/T2 and 2200/T3 data sets and identified with labrep codes of A1 and A2. Some data from SiteID/StudyID = 2200/Tc and 2200/Td were new (not matched to the earlier appended data in 2200/T2 and 2200/T3) and these were retained as previously appended. After the changes, there were no results remaining for 2200/Te.

    Revised TestIDs in SiteID = 2200, StudyID = T2 as follows:
    SDLPL_02010D changed to S0LPL_02010D
    SDLPL_02028D changed to S0LPL_02028D
    SDLPL_E5028D changed to S0LPL_E5028D
    SDLPL_X8028D changed to S0LPL_X8028D

 

June 4, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 04/30/2019:
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    Appended studies:

    Newark Bay Ph3 Crab/Clam 2014(2200:Td)

    Newark Bay Ph3 Fish 2014-16(2200:Tc)

    Newark Bay Ph3 Sed. Quality Triad 2015(2200:Te)

    Newark Bay Ph3 Sediment 2016(2200:Tf)

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL,SL) 05/09/2019:
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    Updated metals concentration values based on corrected values provided by WDNR in study SL WDNR Superior Entry Sediment 2015 (0531:KW)

    Changed chemcode "NNSONPRAMN" to "NNDNPRA" for 670 records in the following studies:

    Ohio State EPA 1970-2010 Fish Tissue Data (5300:AA)

    Ohio State EPA 1972-2003 Sediment Data (5300:B6)

    Maumee River EPA-Ohio 1994 Sed Tox (A511:01)

    "NNSONPRAMN" was a duplicate code for the same chemical represented by "NNDNPRA" (N-nitrosodi-N-propylamine). The latter chemcode is the preferred selection.

  • Northwest Regional Data, Watersheds (PS,LD) 05/16/2019:
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    Appended chemistry data for study EPA 2019 Lower Duwamish River (1099:U3)

 

April 30, 2019

Portal

  • Updated homepage, site menus and navigation to improve user experience

 

April 9, 2019

Data

  • Northwest Regional Data, Watersheds (PS,LD,WR) 03/18/2019:
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    Corrected null species and tissue values for study PSAMP Fish Tissue Monitoring 1997 (1099:PI)

    Corrected mis-labelled sample type codes for bioassay Reference and Negative Control samples.

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (DE,HR) 04/08/2019:
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    Appended the following new data --
    As Dataset 021
    SITEID 2400/STUDYID Z9: Hudson River Tree Swallow Eggs 2005
    SITEID 2400/STUDYID ZA: Hudson River Grey Catbird Eggs 2015
    SITEID 2400/STUDYID ZD: Hudson River Avian Eggs 2004

    As Dataset 022
    SITEID 2400/STUDYID Hd: HR Atlantic Tomcod Study

    Changed Studyname from "EPA Surface Sediment data, 2016" to "GE/EPA Surface Sediment data, 2016".

 

February 28, 2019

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (DE,HR,NW,AN) 02/01/2019:
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    Appended new studies SiteID/StudyID:
    Delaware River

    • 0301/EB (Delaware Benthic Inventory (DEBI) Project 2016)
    • 0301/EC (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2012)
    • 0301/ED (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2015)
    • 0301/EE (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2016)
    • 0301/EF (Water Quality Monitoring Program for PCBs 2005)
    • 0301/EG (Water Quality Monitoring Program for PCBs 2006)
    • 0301/EH (Water Quality Monitoring Program for PCBs 2007)
    • 0301/EI (Water Quality Monitoring Program for PCBs 2012)
    • 0301/EJ (Water Quality Monitoring Program for PCBs 2015)


    Hudson River

    • 2400/Bg Floodplain EPA 2014
    • 2400/ Bh Floodplain EPA 2015
    • 2400/Bj Floodplain EPA 2017
    • 2400/Fd GE Floodplain soils, 2015
    • 2400/Fe GE Floodplain soils, 2016
    • 2400/Ff GE Floodplain soils, 2017
    • 2400/ Z8 GE 2013 Suppl. Engineering Data Collect
    • 2400/ZB 1984 NY State Levels of PCB Mirex DDE in Waterfowl
    • 2400/ZC 1985 NY State Levels of PCB Mirex DDE in Waterfowl


    Newtown Creek

    • 2200/Ta Newtown Creek Phase 1 Splits 2012
    • 2200/Tb Newtown Creek Phase 2 Splits 2014/15


    The samples for these studies mostly correspond to samples that were part of the original Phase 1 and Phase 2 investigations, which are identified as follows:

    • 2200/N2 Newtown Creek Surface Sediment Spring 2012 (DSR-1)
    • 2200/N4 Newtown Creek Subsurface Core 2012 (DSR-2, DSR-3)
    • 2200/T7 Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Cores 2014
    • 2200/T8 Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Chem & Tox 2014
    • 2200/U0 Newtown Creek Phase 2 Fish/Crab 2014


    Passaic River

    • 2200/V9 NYU Hudson River Sturgeon Tissue 1984, 2014-2016

  • Updated existing studies

    Delaware River

    • 0301/CL (PCB Sediment Data 2001) - added new grainsize, TOC data
    • 0301/DH (Delaware Benthic Inventory (DEBI) Project 2008) - added TOC, percent moisture, density data
    • 0301/DT (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2004) - updated sample table and tissue sample information
    • 0301/DU (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2005) - updated sample table and tissue sample information
    • 0301/DV (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2006) - updated sample table and tissue sample information
    • 0301/DY (Delaware Benthic Inventory (DEBI) Project 2010) - updated study, station, sample tables; added PCB, grainsize,TOC, percent moisture, density data
    • 0301/DZ (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2007) - updated station, sample tables and tissue sample information; added PCB data; removed homolog PCB sum
    • 0301/EA (Fish Tissue Monitoring Program 2010) - updated station, sample tables and tissue sample information; added PCB data; removed homolog PCB sum


    Passaic River

    • Berry's Creek Monitored Natural Recovery 2012-2015 (2200:V8) - Updated null coordinates for clustered sample locations
    • Passaic CPG CWCM Sampling High Flow 1/2 2013 (2200:CO) - Updated non-detect qualifier CU to standard UC format


    LCP Chemical

    • Removed data in study 2200/Ba (LCP Chemicals RI 2001, 2006, 2008) that duplicated 2001 and 2006 data in studies 2200/91 (LCP Chemicals Phase I RI 2001-02) and 2200/92 (LCP Chemicals Phase II RI 2006-07) respectively. Records had the same location, sample date, matrix, chemical name and concentration. Most SmpCodes for study Ba had additional data for these samples which was retained. SmpCode BSL-101-0-1 was removed from study 2200/Ba.

 

October 25, 2018

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (US,NW,HR) 10/17/2018:
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    Removed data from NYSDEC sediment studies with SiteID=DE23 and StudyID of DA, DB, DC, and DD where results overlapped data reported in NER Backend DB for CARP sediment studies with SiteID=2200/StudyID=46 and SiteID=2200/StudyID=80. Additional samples remain in SiteID=DE23 for StudyIDs DA, DB, DC, and DD.

    Removed data for mink, muskrat, and river otter samples with SiteID = DE23 and StudyIDs 27, 28, 31, 35, 36, 37, 38. These data were replaced by data added to the NER Backend database from a more complete data set provided by EcoChem. Replacement data is identified as SiteID/StudyID 2400/Hb (NYSDEC Mustelid, 1989 - 2002) and 2400/Hc (NYSDEC Mink Liver, 2008)

    Revised Study Names for consistency (New York DEC changed to NYSDEC; (GLR) changed to -Great Lakes; (NER) changed to -Atlantic Region).

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (HR,NW) 10/17/2018:
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    Appended SiteID/StudyID 2400/Hb (NYSDEC Mustelid, 1989 - 2002) and 2400/Hc (NYSDEC Mink Liver, 2008)

    Revised smpcodes for SiteID/StudyID = 2200/U9 where there was a problem with smpcodes having suffix "LR" (labrep) while having identical LabIDs to the original source sample (without LR suffix). LR suffix was removed from smpcodes in ChemMstr and ChemXTEDD and records with LR were removed from smpmstr and smptissue.

    Appended SiteID/StudyID 2200/V4 (Raritan River Kin Buc Landfill Phase 1 2010), 2200/V5 (Raritan River Kin Buc Landfill Phase 2 2015), 2200/V6 (Raritan River Kin Buc Landfill Phase 3 2011) and 2200/V7 (Raritan River Kin Buc Landfill Phase 4 2012).

    Appended SiteID/StudyID 2200/V8 (Berry's Creek Monitored Natural Recovery 2012-2015)

    Identified some Newtown Creek data in seven studies that have been incorporated into the database twice with four studies not being replaced by the newer data in three studies. The following updates correct this duplication.

    Removed duplicated Newtown Creek studies:
    SiteID/StudyID 2200/N7 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Chem & Tox 2014
    SiteID/StudyID 2200/N8 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Surface Sed Chem 2014
    SiteID/StudyID 2200/N9 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Subsurface Sed Chem 2014
    SiteID/StudyID 2200/NU - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Fish/Crab 2014

    Updated studynames for the following studies:
    2200/T7 - Newtown Creek Sediment Cores 2014 to Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Cores 2014
    2200/T8 - Newtown Creek Sediment and Bioaccumulation 2014 to Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Chem & Tox 2014
    2200/U0 - Newtown Creek Tissue 2014 to Newtown Creek Phase 2 Fish/Crab 2014

    Assigned the bioassay data in previous study 2200/N7 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Chem & Tox 2014 to 2200/T8 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Chem & Tox 2014

    In study 2200/T7 - Newtown Creek Phase 2 Sed Cores 2014 the following corrections were also implemented: Chemcode “HPCDD_T” changed to PCD_T7 "Dioxins, 7HpCDD, total". Chemcode PCD1267 "1,2,6,7-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin" changed to “PCD_T4 "Dioxins, 4TCDD, total". Grain size, “WATER”, “TOC”, “SOLIDS_T” percentage values updated to correct Percent values from the source data. Converted “SOOT” and "Density" data to database standard units.

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL,SL) 10/03/2018:
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    Removed duplicate sample HB13-03V(24-26) from Study SL Howards Bay 2013 WDNR Sediment (0531:91)

    Applied corrected Dioxin/Furan RL/DL values for study SL WDNR Superior Entry Sediment 2015 (0531:KW)

    Removed study SL Newton Creek 2012 WDNR Sed Char (0531:AD). These data were previously replaced by study SL Newton Creek WDNR Sed Char 2012 (0531:KS)

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA) 09/27/2018:
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    Appended study: California State Mussel Watch 2003-2016 (0925:12)

 

September 27, 2018

Portal

  • Corrected an issue where XLSX files were not downloading/opening properly from DIVER  Project Information Window when the file extension was not present in the file title

Explorer

  • Enhanced the Explorer UI to more clearly show that the table under the map has additional fields to the right

 

August 30, 2018

Portal

  • The Lower Duwamish River NRDA Administrative Record is now available from the Lower Duwamish River dataset entry

 

July 26, 2018

Explorer

  • On the Explorer query Date Range Filter UI, users can now choose to include "not defined" dates (1/1/1900) when selecting a date range

Data

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,SF,CB) 06/25/2018:
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    Added study "Cosco Busan" with chemistry related to Cosco Busan spill

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL,SL) 06/27/2018:
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    Created St. Louis River Station Group and labelled all stations within the defining polygon as members of the group. References outside the polygon and bioassay control samples with null coordinates with case/activity "St. Louis River" (SiteID 0531) were also included in the station group

    Changed the Study Name of study SL Newton Creek 2016 WDNR Hog Island Sediment (0531:KV) to "SL Hog Island Newton Creek 2016 WDNR Sed Wat Biota"

    Appended additional surface water toxicity samples and results to study SL Hog Island Newton Creek 2016 WDNR Sed Wat Biota (0531:KV)

    Following current database standards, replaced Missing Results (Conc of -9) with Detection Limit (DL) in the following historical studies:
    Ashtabula River GLNPO 2006-08 Remediation Project (5300:82) 175 records
    Ashtabula River GLNPO 2011 Remedy Effectiveness (5300:C7) 1 records
    Buffalo River AOC GLNPO 2010 Remedial Design (5300:C8) 4 records
    Lincoln Park GLNPO 2010 Sed Inv (5600:05) 5 records
    Grand Calumet W Brnch GLNPO 2008 Chem/Tox/Bioaccum (5600:93) 16 records
    Kinnickinnic River GLNPO 2008 /Chem/Tox/Bioaccum (5600:95) 46 records
    Muskegon GLNPO 2008 Ruddiman Creek Baseline (5600:96) 105 records
    Lincoln Park GLNPO 2012 Final Remedial Design (5600:F8) 7 records

    Updated CHEMISTRY StudyNote to indicate missing value treatment in the following historical studies:
    Sheboygan Floodplain Data Report 2004 (0525:F4)
    SL Howards Bay 2016 WDNR Sediment (0531:KU)
    KZ Arcadis 2009 Geochronological Investigation (0540:44)
    KZ Arcadis 2011 Area 2 SRI (Otsego City) (0540:46)
    Trend Monitoring Caged Bivalve 1998 (2210:C3)
    Eighteen Mile Creek USACE 2003 Vol 2 Sed & Tissue (5200:04)
    Eighteen Mile Creek Corridor NYSDEC 2002 Final (5200:06)
    Rochester Monroe CHD 2010 Sediment Report (5200:69)
    Rochester USACE 2004 AOC Sed & Laboratory Bioaccum (5200:75)
    Ohio State EPA 1970-2010 Fish Tissue Data (5300:AA)
    Milwaukee USEPA 2009 Burnham Canal Site (5600:59)
    City of Elkhart 1984-2011 Fish Monitoring (5600:98)
    St. Clair USACE 2009 Sediment Data (5700:67)

 

June 21, 2018

Data

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,SD,RB) 05/25/2018:
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    Corrected errors in DW to WW or WW to DW conversions in the following studies:
    CA Bight Sed, Tox and Tissue 2013 (0909:SL) 150 MERCURY sediment records
    San Diego Sportfish Chemistry 2013-2014 (0909:SM) 24 LIPIDS tissue records
    San Diego SWHB Chemistry 2013-2014 (0909:SN) 58 LIPIDS tissue records

 

May 24, 2018

Data

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (US,GL) 05/16/2018:
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    Appended new studies:
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes 2013 (MWL:28)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes Caged Mussels 2012-13 (MWL:2X)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes 2014 (MWL:A0)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes Caged Mussels 2014 (MWL:A1)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes 2015 (MWL:A2)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes Caged Mussels 2015 (MWL:A3)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes 2016 (MWL:A4)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes Caged Mussels 2016 (MWL:A5)
    MusselWatch: Great Lakes Membrane Devices 2015-17 (MWL:A6)

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL) 05/16/2018:
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    Appended new studies:
    Howards Bay Sediment Sampling 2015 (0531:KY)
    WDNR Clough Island Sediment Sampling 2015 (0531:KZ)

 

April 26, 2018

Restoration Project Tracking

  • The Natural Resource Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill updated restoration project data, including status of restoration and planning efforts and financial information. View these data in Public DIVER…

Explorer

  • In the sediment and water guided queries, updated help text to define depth filters and the related depth units used.

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (NW) 03/30/2018:
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    Appended the following studies:
    Berry's Creek Baseline Monitoring Tiss/SW 2017 (2200: U9)
    Evergreen MR13 Mitigation Bank Sediment 2012-2013 (2200: V1)
    Port Jersey Terminal Expansion Sediment 2012-2013 (2200: V2)
    Preconstruction Hackensack Meadows 2004 2005 2010 (2200: V3)
    2013-2016 DOEE Anacostia River Sed and Porewater (3000:E1)
    2013-2016 DOEE Anacostia River Tissue Chemistry (3000:E2)
    2013-2016 Washington Navy Yard Sediment (3000:E3)
    2015 DOEE Anacostia River Bioaccumulation (3000:E4)
    2015-2016 DOEE Background Sediment (3000:E5)
    2014 2016 DOEE Anacostia River Surface Water (3000:E6)
    2013 Pepco Anacostia River Sediment (3000:E7)
    2013 Pinkney Anacostia River and Potomac River Tis (3000:E8)

 

March 22, 2018

Explorer

  • Changed the label “Visual Observations” to “Field Observations” in DIVER Explorer guided queries, symbology, and tables for this data category. This reflects the updated ability to manage and display field observations and measurements.

Data

  • Northeast Regional Data, Watersheds (HR) 03/07/2018:
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    Appended NYSDEC 2017 Sediment data with SiteID = 2400 and StudyID = Ha.

 

March 13, 2018

Data Templates

  • Updated data templates and guidance are now available for download under the Data Overview section. Data templates include chemistry, toxicity, field measurements, and biological data, in addition to tools for metadata generation and testing data for consistency and errors.

 

February 22, 2018

Explorer

  • Added ability for user to download spatial filters (as shapefile or Well-Known-Text) from Explorer.

  • New NJ/NY watershed boundary added as shared spatial filter in the Northeast Region.

  • New California station group boundaries added as shared spatial filters in the Southwest and Pacific Islands Region.

Data

  • Northwest Regional Data, Watersheds (US,PS,LD) 01/29/2018:
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    Corrected erroneous coordinates for Station NCCA10-12242 in Hammersley Inlet from source files.

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL) 01/30/2018:
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    Appended new studies:

    SL WDNR Superior Entry Sediment 2015 (0531:KW)

    SL Newtown Creek 2016 WDNR Hog Island Sediment (0531:KV)

    SL Howards Bay 2016 WDNR Sediment (0531:KU)

    Crawford Creek/Koppers Industries 1992 (0531:KX)

     

    Appended leachate data for studies:

    Eighteen Mile Creek Corridor NYSDEC 2002 Final (5200:06)

    Grand Calumet USACE 2003 Indiana Harbor (5600:35)

 

January 25, 2018

Data

  • Great Lakes Regional Data, Watersheds (GL) 12/22/2017:
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    Appended new studies:

    SL WDNR Piping Plover Particle Size 2014 (0531:KQ)

    SL Biota Mercury Monitoring 2015 (0531:KR)

    SL Newton Creek WDNR Sed Char 2012 (0531:KS)

    SL Howards Bay Sediment Sampling 2017 (0531:KT)

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,US) 01/10/2018:
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    Updated erroneous latitude and longitude for 22 samples in Study "NCAP California Estuarine Wetland 2002 (West EMAP)" (E09C:13)

    Added study "NCAP California Estuarine Wetland 2003 (West EMAP)" (E09C:15)

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA) 01/10/2018:
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    Added new Station Group designations for California.

    Updated erroneous latitude for two control samples in Studies "Oakland Harbor 38-Foot Phase III 1990" (0902:O1) and "Oakland Harbor 42 Foot Phase IIIB 1990" (0902:O3)

    Updated erroneous Location Description for two control samples in Studies "Richmond Harbor Deepen/Turn Basin 1995" (0902:R5) and "Port of Richmond Terminal 1 Retest 1994" (0902:R6)

 

December 14, 2017

Explorer

  • Modified spatial filtering to have polygons query data to the nearest .01 degree instead of rounding to the nearest .1 degree.

  • After running a query, when a user chooses a different “Display by” field for the legend, the extent in the map remains the same and no longer zooms out to the full extent.

 

Novemeber 16, 2017

Explorer

  • Updated fields across multiple Environmental guided queries, including:

    • Fields added to all tables:

      • Area Description

      • Station Description

      • Species Group

    • Environmental Data >>Lab Results and Field Observations>>Laboratory Results for Samples table fields now match the fields used in the custom query for Samples: Results Level.

    • Environmental Data >>Lab Results and Field Observations>>Field Observation Results table fields now match the fields used in the custom query for Visual Observations: Results Level

  • Added a legend for the Species Group field in the custom queries

Data

  • Appended 24 new studies for Great Lakes region, as listed below 11/08/2017:
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    • Studyname (SiteID/StudyID)

    • Lower Rouge River, Old Channel 2011 (5300/E0)

    • Lower Rouge River, Old Channel 2012 PW (5300/E1)

    • Swan Creek Site Charact. Phase II (5300/E2)

    • Niagara River Characterization (5300/E3)

    • Mid/Lower Trenton Channel 2014 Site Char. (5300/E4)

    • Monguagon Creek UTC 2015 RI-FFS (5300/E5)

    • Lower Clinton River 2015 Sed. Investigation (5300/E6)

    • Riverbend Sediment Characterization (5300/E8)

    • Upper Trenton Channel 2015 Remedial Design (5300/E9)

    • Lower Rouge River Old Channel - Predesign Investig (5300/F0)

    • Harbortown Site Characterization Study (5300/F1)

    • Zephyr Sediment Assessment - Phase I (5600/G4)

    • Zephyr Sediment Assessment - Phase II (5600/G5)

    • Zephyr Feasibility Study (5600/G6)

    • Lower Menominee River, TYCO Site (5600/G7)

    • WBGCR Reach 6,7 Sediment Characterization (5600/G8)

    • KKR Mooring Basin Characterization Study (5600/G9)

    • Menomonee River Site Characterization (5600/H2)

    • EBGCR - Ralston Street Lagoon (5600/H3)

    • Spirit Lake Treatability Study (0531/96)

    • Superior Waterfront 2015 Sed. Assessment (0531/97)

    • Upper St. Louis River Cont. Sed. Asses. (0531/98)

    • SLR USACOE Nav Channel Sediment 2014 (0531/KP)

    • SL Newton Creek WDNR Hog Island Post-Remed (0531/KN)

 

October 19, 2017

Explorer

  • Fields including Detection Limit, Reporting Limit, Measurement Basis, and Lab ID are now available in downloads of contaminant chemistry Explorer queries.

  • The field “Species Group” is now available for filtering and in exports from Explorer

 

September 21, 2017

Portal

Data

Updates and additions to the DIVER databases are as follows:

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA) 09/15/2017:
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    Appended data for studies:
    (0909:SL) CA Bight Sed, Tox and Tissue 2013
    (0909:SM) San Diego Sportfish Chemistry 2013-2014
    (0909:SN) San Diego SWHB Chemistry 2013-2014

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,PI,US) 09/15/2017:
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    National Data: Updated TestIDs to new codes which eliminates life history stage code and improves sorting by medium. Legacy SWR data testids are still in older format.

  • Southwest Regional Data, Watersheds (CA,US) 09/28/2016:
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    Data for NCA Program California 2010 (SiteID E09C, StudyID 14) was updated as follows:
    The Labname in the BioRep Table was updated to match the BioSumm table

  • Posted Dictionary Updates 09/15/2017
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    Added 1 new chemcode, 2 new bioassay testids, 10 new species codes.

 

August 25, 2017

Environmental Data

  • Updated Northeast Regional Data, added data for studies:

    • Troy Chemical EPA 2000-2016

    • Passaic CPG River Mile 10.9 Sediment 2016

    • Troy Chemical EPA Pierson`s Creek 2016

    • Troy Chemical EPA Delancy Street 2006-2015

    • Hudson Striped Bass Results 2013-2015, which includes the NYSDEC Fish, 2013, NYSDEC Fish, 2014, and NYSDEC Fish, 2015 studies

      • Updated studynotes and qualcodes for lab calculated aroclor and PCB sums in study "EPA Surface Sediment data, 2016"

      • Added mercury results to Collection Study Name 'NYSDEC Fish, 2015 (pesticide and Aroclor data previously appended).

  • New York State DEC - NE Atlantic Region (SiteID DE23): Replaced tisscode = FL with tisscode = SF for the following studies:

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1969  (NER) (StudyID 07)

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1970  (NER) (StudyID 08)

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1971  (NER) (StudyID 09)

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1973  (NER) (StudyID 11)
      NYSDEC Biota Data 1975  (NER) (StudyID 13)

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1976  (NER) (StudyID 14)

    • NYSDEC Biota Data 1977  (NER) (StudyID 15)

  • Replaced all LabName of "U" with "Unknown"

 

July 27, 2017

Environmental Data

 

Application Updates

We are pleased to announce the newest updates to the DIVER Explorer query application in this release:

  • New Keyword Search tool
    • The Explorer home interface is now split into 2 tabs: Guided Query and Keyword Search

    • Users can quickly search through fields and values and filter their results by Data Category or Field Name, or by typing in a value

    • Users can build or run Explorer queries from any of their displayed results

  • Added the concept of “Detail Level” to custom and keyword-based Environmental queries
    • Users can select detail levels of “Overview”, “Field Record” or “Result” when creating “New Environmental Data Queries”

    • Users can change the result level from the Summary tab or the Data and Export tab after running their query to see more or fewer fields

  • Bioassay Data
    • All National Bioassay data are now searchable in Explorer

    • A new Guided Query has been added under Environmental Data : Chemistry and Bioassay Results > Bioassay Results

    • Users can create custom queries using Overview, Field Record and Result detail levels using the Bioassay data

  • New “Station Group” field added
    • Provides continuity with Query Manager “Watershed Databases” - with the same group of stations and sample results.

    • Acts as a pre-filter (similar to Region)

    • Now a user selectable field

    • Added to Bioassay and Contaminant Chemistry Guided Queries

  • Data and Export Tab (combined Table and Export tabs)
    • Combined the Export tab with the Table tab, renaming it “Data and Export”

    • Columns that contain only invalid values (blank, -999, Not Defined or Not Available) are now automatically hidden in the table and available in the “Columns” button

    • The Download menu on the “Data and Export” tab now gives the user 3 options for download types:

      • User Created Data Table

      • Complete Data Table

      • Export Package

    • Added a Detail Level field above the table which will re-run the query when changed

    • Filters: The date filter range should not go all the way to the 1/1/1900 value for no data, it makes it difficult to choose a date from the calendar function.

    • Filter Defect: Editing a date filter on the Data and Export tab now works correctly

  • Photo Tab
    • Added option to display image id on photos

    • Users can now sort by date

    • Default photos per row has been changed to 3 from 5

    • Fixed an issue with broken images appearing on the Photos tab

  • Summary Tab
    • Added Station Group and Case/Activity to the Summary Tab for all Chemistry and Bioassay guided queries

    • Added Data Category for all queries

    • Added Detail Level field for custom Environmental queries (user can change detail level of query with this field)

    • The Date field now shows the range without 1/1/1900 (the “no data” value for dates). If there are not defined dates, the text says "6/5/2012 to 7/13/2016 (and data where dates are not defined)"

    • Defect: Fixed the Summary tab secondary vertical scroll bar for queries with extremely long names

  • Guided Queries
    • Chemistry and Bioassay guided queries can now have up to 3 user editable pre-filters

    • Added Case/Activity to Single Contaminant, Multiple Contaminant, and Total PAH guided queries Table and Export.

    • Add “Workspace Name” filter and “--No Additional Filter--” to Photologger queries

    • Remove 'Chemical List' as a choice in the pre-filter field for Multiple Contaminant Results guided queries and automatically add it to the Analysis filter

  • General Explorer Updates
    • Explorer now supports continuous panning across the 180th meridian

    • Changed the default basemap in Explorer to the ESRI Ocean Basemap for better visibility of queried data

    • Added 3 new base layers: ESRI StreetMaps, ESRI Light Gray Canvas, and ESRI Dark Gray Canvas

    • User interfaces in most areas of Explorer were updated to improve usability.

    • Charts are no longer displayed if they have only a single value, or have more than 20 values

 

June 22, 2017

Environmental Data

 

April 27, 2017

Restoration Project Tracking

  • The Natural Resource Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill updated restoration project data, including status of restoration and planning efforts and financial information. View these data in Public DIVER...