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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: 100

Masters Students: 236

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 712

Scientific Publications: 1967

Presentations: 4396

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • National Park Service

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey