Data are collected on: enumeration, lowest taxonomic level identification, size class, biomass estimates, and ecological function. To learn more you can visit our web page on scientific descriptions of species: benthic invertebrates in Puget Sound
Data are collected on: total carbon, total organic carbon, total inorganic carbon, total nitrogen, C:N ratio, total sulfides, biogenic silica, δ13C
and δ15N s
Data are collected on: metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and phthalates.
Data are collected on: temperature, salinity, station depth, and grain size.