W N Beyer

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Metal and sediment ingestion by dabbling ducks
    W N Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Sci Total Environ 231:235-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Zinc and lead poisoning in wild birds in the tri-state mining district (Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri)
    W N Beyer
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey, BARC East, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:108-17. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of manganese oxides in the exposure of mute swans (Cygnus olor) to Pb and other elements in the Chesapeake Bay, USA
    W Nelson Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Rd, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Environ Pollut 129:229-35. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating toxic damage to soil ecosystems from soil organic matter profiles
    W N Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Rd, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Ecotoxicology 10:273-83. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment to mute swans
    D D Day
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:510-22. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between oxidative stress, pathology, and behavioral signs of lead poisoning in mallards
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Univerisitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1371-89. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of fatty acid composition in lead-exposed mallards to fat mobilization, lipid peroxidation and alkaline phosphatase activity
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 135:451-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Zinc toxicosis in a free-flying trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator)
    James W Carpenter
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 5601, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:769-74. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Deer exposed to exceptionally high concentrations of lead near the Continental Mine in Idaho, USA
    W Nelson Beyer
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1040-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Sediment ingestion rates in waterfowl (Anatidae) and their use in environmental risk assessment
    W Nelson Beyer
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, BARC East Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 4:246-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Metal and sediment ingestion by dabbling ducks
    W N Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Sci Total Environ 231:235-9. 1999
    ..We suggest that scat and digesta be analyzed more widely by biologists and resource managers seeking a simple, inexpensive assessment of contaminants in local wildlife habitat...
  2. ncbi request reprint Zinc and lead poisoning in wild birds in the tri-state mining district (Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri)
    W N Beyer
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey, BARC East, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:108-17. 2005
    ..The District is the first site at which free-flying wild birds have been found to be suffering severe effects of Zn poisoning...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of manganese oxides in the exposure of mute swans (Cygnus olor) to Pb and other elements in the Chesapeake Bay, USA
    W Nelson Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Rd, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Environ Pollut 129:229-35. 2004
    ..Under some environmental chemical conditions, this is an important route of exposure to Pb in waterfowl, not previously recognized...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating toxic damage to soil ecosystems from soil organic matter profiles
    W N Beyer
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Rd, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Ecotoxicology 10:273-83. 2001
    ..The presence or absence of earthworms offered a partial explanation of observed differences in soil organic matter profiles...
  5. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment to mute swans
    D D Day
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:510-22. 2003
    ..Furthermore, toxic effects were more pronounced when the birds were fed lead-contaminated sediment combined with rice, which closely resembles the diet of swans in the wild...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between oxidative stress, pathology, and behavioral signs of lead poisoning in mallards
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Univerisitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1371-89. 2003
    ..Data suggest that inhibition of antioxidant enzymes and interaction with sulfhydryl groups of proteins may play a more important role in Pb poisoning of waterfowl than lipid peroxidation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relation of fatty acid composition in lead-exposed mallards to fat mobilization, lipid peroxidation and alkaline phosphatase activity
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 135:451-8. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Zinc toxicosis in a free-flying trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator)
    James W Carpenter
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 5601, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:769-74. 2004
    ..Acute tubular necrosis of the collecting tubules of the kidneys was also possibly due to zinc toxicity. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first confirmed case of zinc poisoning in a trumpeter swan associated with mining wastes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Deer exposed to exceptionally high concentrations of lead near the Continental Mine in Idaho, USA
    W Nelson Beyer
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1040-6. 2007
    ..The deer seemed to be ingesting soil or mining waste from one or more small but highly contaminated sources located beyond the remediated cap...
  10. doi request reprint Sediment ingestion rates in waterfowl (Anatidae) and their use in environmental risk assessment
    W Nelson Beyer
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, BARC East Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 4:246-51. 2008
    ..The tundra swan (Cygnus columbianus), which ingests sediment at an estimated 8.4% of its diet, dry weight, is suggested as a potential generic model for use in environmental risk assessments designed to protect waterfowl...