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Contaminants in sediments and biota from the western Beaufort Sea

Contaminants in sediments and biota from the western Beaufort Sea

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment, Coastal Monitoring and Bioeffects Assessment Division in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contaminated sediments -- Environmental aspects -- Beaufort Sea,
  • Aquatic organisms -- Effect of water pollution on -- Beaufort Sea,
  • Water quality biological assessment -- Beaufort Sea

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNathalie J. Valette-Silver ... [et al.]
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum NOS ORCA -- 108
    ContributionsValette-Silver, Nathalie J, United States. National Ocean Service. Coastal Monitoring and Bioeffects Assessment Division, National Status and Trends Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14481831M
    OCLC/WorldCa39103094

    Sediments in ships: Biota as biological contaminants Sarah A. Bailey,1∗+ Ian C. Duggan,2 +Kanavillil Nandakumar,3 and Hugh J. MacIsaac+ +Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, N9B 3P4, Canada 1Current address: Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Comments on the Significance and Use of Tissue Residues in Sediment Toxicology and Risk Assessment Dr. Lynn S. McCarty Quantification of Ecological Risks to Aquatic Biota from Bioaccumulated Chemicals Mr. Burt K. Shephard Session Two: Questions and Answers Modeling Bioavailability of Sediment Contaminants Mr. Nelson Thomas, Moderator Equilibrium .

    Summary of Guidelines For Contaminated Freshwater Sediments Produced for Ecology's Sediment Management Unit in Cooperation with Brett Betts by David Batts and Jim Cubbage Environmental Investigations and Laboratory Services Program Olympia, Washington February Publication No. printed on recycled paper. TABLE OF CONTENTS Page LIST OF TABLES iv LIST OF FIGURES iv ACRONYMS v ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vi PREFACE vii 1 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SEDIMENTS 1 Introduction 1 Properties of Sediments Affecting Contaminants 2 Forms and Reactions of Contaminants 2 References 4 2 SEDIMENT TOXICITY ASSESSMENT 5 .

    Chlorinated hydrocarbons in marine biota and coastal sediments from the Gulf and Gulf of Oman. de Mora S(1), Fowler SW, Tolosa I, Villeneuve JP, Cattini C. Author information: (1)Marine Environment Laboratory, International Atomic Energy Agency, 4 quai Antoine 1er, MC , Monaco. [email protected] by: On September 6, , the discharge of million gallons of secondary treated sewage per day was switched from outfalls at the mouth of Boston Harbor to a new outfall km to the east in Massachusetts Bay (Figure This significant step in the $4- billion Boston Harbor cleanup program was accomplished after considerable public debate (Gelbspan, ; McLaughlin, ) and legal.


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¾ Both sediments and tissues contained trace concentrations of chemical contaminants associated. Cooksey, C., J.

Hyland, W.L. Balthis, M. Fulton, G. Scott, and D. Bearden. Soft-Bottom Benthic Assemblages and Levels of Contaminants in Sediments and Biota at Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Shelf Waters off the Coast of Georgia ( and ).

sediments, typically between mg/g; and, (5) coarse sediments consisting mostly of sand with some shell hash and gravel-size particles. There was no fine (silt-clay) fraction of sediment apparent in these samples.

The coarse (> 62 micron) fraction comprised % of the sediment at all stations. A more detailed record of these. Studies conducted in the vicinity of an industrial outfall in the Calcasieu River estuary, Louisiana, have shown that water, bottom and suspended sediment, and four different species of biota are contaminated with halogenated organic compounds (HOC) including haloarenes.

A "salting-out" effect in the estuary moderately enhanced the partitioning tendency of the contaminants into biota and. Nakata, H., K. Kannan, T. Nasu, H.-S. Cho, E. Sinclair, and A. Takemura. Perfluorinated contaminants in sediments and aquatic organisms collected from shallow water and tidal flat areas of the Ariake Sea, Japan: Environmental fate of Perfluorooctane sulfonate in aquatic ecosystems.

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Lucie River Issue Team (SLRIT) in the Year The study purpose was to characterize St. Lucie Estuary in terms of environmental toxicity and to describe the extent and severity of habitat degradation.

The most recent workshop, Workshop on Research and Development Needs for Long-Term Management of Contaminated Sediments () provides a summary of the work conducted by SERDP and ESTCP to date, provides a review of where DoD facilities are in their restoration implementation, contains input from the Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) what.

Metal concentrations were evaluated in water, bottom sediments, and biota in four field campaigns from to in the Potiguar Basin, northeastern Brazil, where offshore oil exploration occurs. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trace metal contamination of coastal sediment and biota from Togo June Journal of Environmental Monitoring 13(7) The peculiar chemical character of Beaufort Sea sediments suggests that high-latitude marine paleosediments can be identified using geochemical criteria.

The bulk of the alkali and heavy transition metals is presumably fixed in the argillaceous by: @article{osti_, title = {PAH composition and potential sources for sediment samples from the Beaufort and Barents Seas}, author = {Yunker, M B and Macdonald, R W and Snowdon, L R and Smith, J N}, abstractNote = {Sediment grabs and cores have been analyzed for parent and alkyl PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) and time horizons have been determined using radionuclide distributions.

Sediments and Benthic Biota of Bass Strait: An Approach to Benthic Habitat Mapping GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA RECORD /23 by Vicki Passlow1, Tim O’Hara2, James Daniell1, Robin J. Beaman3 and Lana Twyford1 1 Petroleum and Marine Division, Geoscience Australia, GPO BoxCanberra ACT 2 Museum Victoria, GPO Box E, Melbourne Vic.

3 Department of Geography and File Size: 3MB. What does marine environmental quality mean. The term ‘environmental quality’ refers to the level of contaminants in water, sediments or biota or to changes in the physical or chemical properties of waters and sediments relative to a natural state.

It does not include noise pollution, which is dealt with separately under the marine fauna File Size: KB. RO CONTAMINANTS IN SURFACE SEDIMENTS D MACROBENTHIC INVERTEBRATES OF THE NORTH SEA J.M.

Everaarts, C.V. Fischer J CADMIUM IN CRANGON ALLMANNI I 1 I 1 ].1 * V 1 L' li L 1 II } L 1 ii] k * V j 1 j k Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee Synoptic Mapping Program North Sea North Sea Benthos Survey (ICES).The work of the ICES Data Centre is guided by ICES Working Group needs and Commission Monitoring Programmes.

The collection of fish disease prevalence data began in the 's in collaboration with ICES Working Groups.Sediment properties, biota, and local habitat structure explain variation in the erodibility of coastal sediments M. Joensuu,1,2* C.

A. Pilditch,3 R. Harris,3 S. Hietanen,1,2 H. Pettersson,4 A. Norkko2,5 1Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland 2Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Tv€arminne Zoological Station, University of Helsinki Cited by: 8.