Accession Number : AD0743936

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

Descriptive Note : Informal rept. no. 2 (Final).

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

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 82

Abstract : The report summarizes results of studies conducted to obtain data to assess the effects of waste disposal on the marine environment of the New York Bight. The studies involved the following: Benthic studies; Benthic macrofauna; and meiofauna; Crustaceans, disease; Heavy metals; Coliform bacteria; Zooplankton; Bottom-dwelling finfishes; Chemical analyses; and Nearshore water circulation.

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

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE