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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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