Site: Coxes Creek above Wilson Creek at Rockwood, PA
Site Information and Description:
Station Number: 03078818
NAWQA Sucode: bst1
Local Identifier: BST14
Latitude (DMS): 395544 / Longitude (DMS): 790851
County (of sampling location): Somerset
Description: fish for fish tissue
analysis and bed sediment collected from 500 ft reach of Coxes Creek immediately above Wilson Creek, and 1.0 mi northeast of Rockwood and 1.0 mi upstream of confluence of Coxes Creek with Casselman River.
Drainage Area: 55.8 mi²
Predominant Land Use(s): Mixed forest, agriculture, urban/residential, and mining
Study Components and Data:
NAWQA Site Type: Occurrence and Distribution Study Site
Water-Quality Sampling Frequency: Fish Tissue: summer 1996, summer 1997 (duplicate taxa at two sites)
Bed Sediment: summer 1996, summer 1998 (Trace elements only).
Water-Quality Constituents Sampled: Fish Tissue: Trace elements in fish livers, Organic compounds in composites of whole fish
Bed Sediment: Trace elements, Hydrophobic pesticides, Additional organic compounds.