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List of Abbreviations for Analytes for 1994 and 1995 Box Core Samples

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Abbrev Analyte Units* Method (95 only)
acenphth Acenaphthene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
acnphens acenaphthene-SIM ug/kg  
acnphyls acenaphthylene-SIM ug/kg  
ag Silver mg/kg SW7740
anthra Anthracene mg/kg  
anthras Anthracene-SIM ug/kg  
anthraug Anthracene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
arohydr Aromatic Hydrocarbons mg/kg SW8270
as Arsenic mg/kg SW7060
benanthr Benzo(a)anthracene mg/kg  
benanths Benzo(a)anthracene-SIM ug/kg  
benflans Benzo(b)fluoranthene-SIM ug/kg  
benflant Benzo(b)fluoranthene mg/kg  
benzacid Benzoic acid mg/kg  
benzofls Benzo(k)fluoranthene-SIM ug/kg  
bisester Hexanedioic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) mg/kg SW8270
bismthno 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, bis(8 mg/kg SW8270
bisphth bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate mg/kg  
bnzantug Benzo(a)anthracene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
bnzbflug Benzo(b)fluoranthene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
bnzkflug Benzo(k)fluoranthene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
bnzprlug Benzo(g,h,i)perylene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
bnzpyrug Benzo(a)pyrene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
bperyl Benzo(g,h,i)perylene mg/kg  
bperyls Benzo(g-h-i)perylene-SIM ug/kg  
Abbrev Analyte Units* Method (95 only)
bpyrene Benzo(a)pyrene mg/kg  
bpyrenes Benzo(a)pyrene-SIM ug/kg  
cd Cadmium mg/kg SW7131
chrysene Chrysene mg/kg  
chrysens Chrysene-SIM ug/kg  
chrysnug Chrysene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
cr Chromium mg/kg SW7191
cu Copper mg/kg SW6010
dibenzas Dibenz(a-h)anthracene-SIM ug/kg  
dibt Dibutyltin ug/kg TBT
diiester Phthalic acid, diisooctyl ester mg/kg SW8270
dioester Hexanedioic acid, dioctyl ester mg/kg SW8270
dnphth Di-n-butyl phthalate mg/kg  
dro diesel range organics mg/kg GC/FID
flanthr Fluoranthene mg/kg  
flanthrs Fluoranthene-SIM ug/kg  
flanthug Fluoranthene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
fluorens fluorene-SIM ug/kg  
hg Mercury mg/kg SW7471
indenops Indeno(1-2-3-cd)pyrene-SIM ug/kg  
indenoug Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
monbt Monbutyl Tin ug/kg TBT
n Ammonia as N mg/kg E350.1
naphthas naphthalene-SIM ug/kg  
ni Nickel mg/kg SW6010
Abbrev Analyte Units* Method (95 only)
pb Lead mg/kg SW8015
pchlph Pentachlorophenol mg/kg  
phanthr Phenanthrene mg/kg  
phanthrs Phenanthrene-SIM ug/kg  
phanthug Phenanthrene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
pyrene Pyrene mg/kg  
pyrenes Pyrene-SIM ug/kg  
pyreneug Pyrene ug/kg SW8270/SIM
sathc Saturated Hydrocarbon:>C20 mg/kg SW8270
se Selenium mg/kg  
siloxane Siloxane mg/kg SW8270
tetrabt Tetrabutyltin ug/kg TBT
toc total organic carbon %  
tribt Tributyltin ug/kg TBT
zn Zinc mg/kg SW6010
* Some analytes were reported with different units in 1995 than in 1994.

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