Accession Number : AD0739537

Title :   The Effects of Waste Disposal in the New York Bight. Section 7. Conclusions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE HIGHLANDS N J SANDY HOOK LAB

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The report presents the conclusions to a study on the disposal of dredging spoils and sewage sludges on the marine environment in the New York Bight. The report discusses the build up of heavy metals, coliform bacteria, spreading of wastes, and effects on marine animals.

Descriptors :   (*WATER POLLUTION, *MARINE BIOLOGY), (*OCEANS, WATER POLLUTION), ATLANTIC OCEAN, WASTES(SANITARY ENGINEERING), WASTES(INDUSTRIAL), METALS, BACTERIA, CRUSTACEA, OCEAN BOTTOM, PLANKTON, ECOLOGY, DISPOSAL

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE