Accession Number : AD0740235

Title :   Sewage Disposal at Point Barrow, Alaska.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS DEPT OF MICROBIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Boyd,William L. ; Klubek,Brian P. ; Boyd,Josephine W.

Report Date : 29 FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : A study of the Middle Salt Lagoon, Point Barrow, Alaska, the sewage depository of the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory, was initiated. Microbial analyses were carried out on runoff, lagoon water, and bottom sediments throughout the summer. The lagoon as an incomplete ecosystem is discussed, and the dynamic changes that take place throughout the season are analyzed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SANITARY ENGINEERING, *ARCTIC REGIONS), ECOLOGY, BACTERIA, METABOLISM, TOILET FACILITIES, WATER POLLUTION, ALASKA

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE