Accession Number : AD0739539

Title :   The Effects of Waste Disposal in the New York Bight. Section 1. Introduction.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

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

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : The report presents an introduction to reports (AD-739 531 to AD-739 538) describing data on the effects of waste disposal on the marine environment of the New York Bight. The New York Bight is an area 10 miles from New York Harbor where solid waste from the New York City area is dumped. Recommendations for studies on waste disposal practices in the New York Harbor area are given. Also presented is a research plan to further study the area.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANS, WATER POLLUTION), (*MARINE BIOLOGY, *WATER POLLUTION), WASTES(SANITARY ENGINEERING), ATLANTIC OCEAN, WASTES(INDUSTRIAL), NEW YORK, DISPOSAL

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE