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Food Chain Models
The EPA Center for Exposure Assessment Modeling (CEAM) distributes simulation models and database software designed to determine exposure levels and effects of environmental contaminants on organisms which make up the food chain.
The following food chain models were developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in conjunction with other government, academic, and commercial institutions. To find out more about a particular model, click on a hyper-linked model name in the table below. The models listed are available for download and are subject to the CEAM distribution and support policy.
|Product Name||Operating System||Key Words||Maintained By|
|ACE||Win 9x, NT, 2000, XP||acute, chronic, toxicity, concentration, exposure||EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL)|
|BASS||Win 98, NT, 2000, XP||BASS, fish, bioaccumulation, population dynamics, biomass dynamics, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, assessment, fishery, management, regulatory||CEAM|
|FGETS||Win 9x, NT||aquatic biology, assessment, chemistry, environmental effects, metals, monitoring, NPS related, point source(s), test/analysis, toxicity||CEAM|
|SERAFM||MS-Excel 2003||serafm, exposure, assessment, mecury, hg, surface water, pond, stream, river||CEAM|
|WHATIF||Win XP(SP2)||watershed, health, fish, habitat, macro-invertebrate, biodiversity, BASS, biomass, biota, aquatic ecosystem, MAHA, CVI, hydraulic, bankfull, flow, restoration, foodweb, mercury, PCB, dioxin||CEAM|