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Contact Information

For further information on the Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Program, please contact:

Elizabeth Murphy (murphy.elizabeth@epa.gov)
Environmental Scientist
EPA Great Lakes National Program Office
(312) 353-4227 or 1-800-621-8431 x34227

Access the Data

Data produced by the GLFMSP can be obtained through the Great Lakes Environmental Database Query System or through the University of Illinois Extension website Exit EPA Disclaimer

You can also contact the program manager, Elizabeth Murphy, for information regarding the GLFMSP and/or supporting data.

Peer reviewed journal articles published using GLFMSP data can also be found on the Reports & Links page.

Related Links

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Quality Management Plans

Due to the large number of appendices associated with each of these documents, only the base document is provided. If you need a specific document from the appendix, please contact Elizabeth Murphy at 312-353-4227 or murphy.elizabeth@epa.gov

Reports

GLFMSP Peer Reviewed Publications

De Vault, D.S., and Weishaar, J. A., 1983. Contaminant analysis of 1981 fall run coho salmon (Onchorhynchus kisutch). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA 905/3-83-001. Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, Illinois.

De Vault, D.S., and Weishaar, J. A., 1984. Contaminant analysis of 1982 fall run coho salmon (Onchorhynchus kisutch). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA 905/3-84-004. Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, Illinois.

Clark, J.R., De Vault, D.S., Bowden, R.J., and Weishaar, J.A. 1984. Contaminant analysis of fall run coho salmon. J. Great Lakes Res. 10:38 - 47

De Vault, D. S., 1985. Contaminants in Fish from Great Lakes Harbors and Tributary Mouths. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicology. 14: 587 594.

De Vault, D. S., Willford, W.A., Hesselberg, R.J., Nortrupt, D.A., Rundberg, E.G.S., Alwan, A.K., and C. Bautista. 1986 Contaminant trends in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) from the upper Great Lakes. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 15:349-356

De Vault, D.S., Clark, J.M., Lahvis, G., Weishaar, J. 1988. Contaminants and Trends in Fall Run Coho Salmon. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 14(1): 23-33.

De Vault, D. S., Dunn, W., Bergqvist, P. Wibert, K. and Rappe, C., 1989. Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans and Polychlorinated Divenzo p- Dioxins in Great Lakes Fish: A baseline Interlake Comparison. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 8: 0 10.

De Vault, D. S., Hesselberg, R., Rodgers, P.W., Feist, T.J. 1996. Contaminant Trends in Lake Trout and Walleye From the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 22(4):884-895.

Glassmeyer, S.T., De Vault, D.S., Myers, T.R., and Hites, R.A. 1997. Toxaphene in Great Lakes fish: A temporal, spatial and trophic study. Environmental Science and Techonolgy. 31(1): 84 - 88

Carlson, D.L., and Swackhamer, D.L, 2006. Results from the U.S. Great Lakes Fish Monitoring Program and Effects of Lake Processes on Contaminant Concentrations. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 32 (2): 370 385.

Carlson, D.L., DeVault, D.S., and Swackhamer, D.L., 2010. On the rate of decline of persistent organic contaminants in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) from the Great Lakes, 1970-2003. Environmental Science and Technology. 44 (6): 2004-10.

Glassmeyer, S. T., De Vault, D. S., and Hites, R. A., 2000. Rates at Which Toxaphene Concentrations Decrease in Lake Trout from the Great Lakes. Environmental Science and Technology. 34: 1851 1855.

Hickey, J. P., S. A. Batterman, S. M. Chernyak. 2006. Trends of Chlorinated Organic Contaminants in Great Lakes Trout and Walleye from 1970 to 1998. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicology. 50: 97 - 110.

Madenjian, C. P., DeSorcie, T. J., Stedman, R. M., Brown, E. H., Eck, G. W., Schmidt, J. L., Hesselberg, R. J., Chernyak, S. M., and Passino-Reader, D. R., 1999. Spatial Patterns in PCB Concentrations of Lake Michigan Lake Trout. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 25(1): 149 159.

Streets, S. S., Henderson, S. A., Stone, A. D., Carlson, D. L., Simcik, M. F., and Swackhamer, D. L., 2006. Partitioning and Bioaccumulaiton of PBDEs and PCBs in Lake Michigan. Environmental Science and Technology. 40: 2763 7269.

Batterman, S., Chernyak, S., Gwynn, E., Cantonwine, D., Jia, C., Begnoche, L., Hickey, J.P., 2007. Trends of brominated diphenyl ethers in fresh and archived Great Lakes fish (1979 2005). Chemosphere. (69): 444 457.

Xia, X., Hopke, P.K. , Holsen, T.M., and Crimmins, B.S. 2011. Modeling Toxaphene in the Great Lakes. Science of the Total Environment. 409 792799.

Xia, X., Crimmins, B.S., Hopke, P.K., Pagano, J.J., Milligan, M.S., and Holsen, T.M. 2009. Toxaphene analysis in Great Lakes fish: a comparison of GC-EI/MS/MS and GC-ECNI-MS, individual congener standard and technical mixture for quantification of toxaphene. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 395:457463.

Zhu, L. Y., and Hites, R. A. 2004. Temporal Trends and Spatial Distributions of Brominated Flame Retardants in Archived Fish from the Great Lakes. Environmental Science and Technology. 38: 2779 -2784.

Monson, B.A., Staples, D.F., Bhavsar, S.P., Holsen, T.M., Schrank, C.S., Moses, S.K.,McGoldrick, D.J., Backus, S.M., Williams, K.A. 2011. Spatiotemporal trends of mercury in walleye and largemouth bass from the Laurentian Great Lakes Region. Ecotoxicology. (20): 1555 1567.

Xia, X., Crimmins, B.S., Hopke, P.K., Pagano, J.J., Milligan, M.S., and Holsen, T.M. 2012. Toxaphene trends in the Great Lakes fish. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 38: 31 38.

Zananski, T.J., T.M. Holsen, P.K. Hopke, and B.S. Crimmins. 2011. Mercury trends in top predator fish of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Ecotoxicology. 20:1568-1576.


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