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Patterns and trends in concentrations of lead in bald eagles in the Upper Midwest

Duration

August 2014 - September 2016

Narrative

As high-trophic level predators, bald eagles are sensitive to accumulation of environmental contaminants. How lead accumulates through the food chain to bald eagles ins not well understood, and the results of this investigation will help identify patterns in lead concentrations in bald eagles in the Upper Midwest.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 234

Phd Students: 160

Post Docs: 60

University Staff: 268

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 671

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4326

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • National Park Service

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey