FAQs for Viewing Data in Google Earth

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					            Instructions for viewing our data in Google Earth
   Once you click on the link to the Google Earth file, Google Earth will open
    automatically and zoom to the location of the data.
   Use your zoom tools located across the top of your toolbar to zoom in to one of the
    bayous or to a certain location of interest
   You will notice that as you move your mouse pointer across the screen, it will remain
    in the shape of a hand. Use this hand to click on any point and it will reveal its
    specific information.
   By clicking on the (+) sign to the left of the table of contents you will see a list of all
    the sample sites. You can click on any of this and the map will zoom to its location.
   For more information on how to use Google Earth, please review the tutorial provided
    under the Help drop-down menu.

Attribute definitions are as follows:

Sample ID – identification label assigned to each sample site
Total PCB – total dioxins/furans and polychlorinated biphenyls
Total TEQ – toxicity of dioxins/furans and dioxin-like PCBs is expressed as Toxic
Total PAH – polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
ppb – parts per billion
ppm – parts per million
BDL – below detection limits
NA – not available; in other words, the site was not analyzed for this analyte

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