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Nelson Beyer

Email: nbeyer@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Poisoning of Migratory Birds at Contaminated Sites

Bring an Injured Section of Forest Along the Appalachian Trail Back to Health

Books

Beyer, W. N. and J. P. Meador, editors.  2011.  Environmental contaminants in biota : interpreting tissue concentrations.  2nd edition.   CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.  xv, 751 pp.

Publications

2014

Ford, K. L. and W. N. Beyer. 2014. Soil criteria to protect terrestrial wildlife and open-range livestock from metal toxicity at mining sites. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186(3):1899-1905. Abstract

2013

Beyer, W. N., C. E. Green, M. Beyer, and R. L. Chaney. 2013. Phytotoxicity of zinc and manganese to seedlings grown in soil contaminated by zinc smelting. Environmental Pollution 179:167-176. Abstract

Beyer, W. N. and R. W. Gale. 2013. Persistence and changes in bioavailability of dieldrin, DDE and heptachlor epoxide in earthworms over 45 years. Ambio 42(1):83-89. Abstract

Beyer, W. N., J. C. Franson, J. B. French, T. May, B. A. Rattner, V. I. Shearn-Bochsler, S. E. Warner, J. Weber, and D. Mosby. 2013. Toxic exposure of songbirds to lead in the southeast Missouri lead mining district. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 65(3):598-610. Abstract

2011

Beyer, W. N., C. Krafft, S. Klassen, C. E. Green, and R. L. Chaney. 2011. Relating injury to the forest ecosystem near Palmerton, PA, to zinc contamination from smelting. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61(3):376-388. Abstract

Beyer, W. N. and J. P. Meador, editors. 2011. Environmental contaminants in biota : interpreting tissue concentrations. 2nd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. xv, 751 pp. Abstract

Beyer, W. N. and J. P. Meador. 2011. Introduction. Pages 1-6 in W. Nelson Beyer and James P. Meador, editors. Environmental contaminants in biota : interpreting tissue concentrations. 2nd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. xv, 751 pp. Abstract

Hansen, J. A., D. Audet, B. L. Spears, K. A. Healy, R. E. Brazzle, D. J. Hoffman, A. Dailey, and W. N. Beyer. 2011. Lead exposure and poisoning of songbirds using the Coeur d'Alene River Basin, Idaho. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 7(4):587-595. Abstract

2010

Heinz, G. H., W. N. Beyer, D. J. Hoffman, and D. J. Audet. 2010. Relating the ability of mallards to ingest high levels of sediment to potential contaminant exposure in waterfowl. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(7):1621-1624. Abstract

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