Accession Number : ADA186119

Title :   Management of Bottom Sediments Containing Toxic Substances: Proceedings of the U.S./Japan Experts Meeting (11th) Held in Seattle, Washington, on 4-6 November 1985.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Patin, Thomas R

PDF Url : ADA186119

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 290

Abstract : The 11th U.S./Japan Meeting on Management of Bottom Sediments Containing Toxic Substances was held 4-6 November 1985 in Seattle, Washington. The meeting is held annually through an agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Japan Ministry of Transport to provide a forum for presentation of papers and in-depth discussions on dredging and disposal of contaminated sediment. Contents: Study on Improvement of the Marine Environment; Sedimentation and Effluent Concentration of Soft Clay on Reclamation; Evaluation of Dredging as a Remedial Technology for the Commencement Bay Superfund Site; Method for Estimation of Methylmercury Dissolved into Water from Dredged Material by Using the Marine Copepod; The Effects of Sediment on the Survival of Mysids Exposed to Organotins; Food Chain Studies at Times Beach Confined Dredged Material Disposal Site; Use of Anti-Turbidity Curtains at a Sand Compacted Piling area in Yokohama Harbour.

Descriptors :   *CONTAMINATION, *SEDIMENTS, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, BOTTOM, CLAY, CONCENTRATION(COMPOSITION), DISPOSAL, DREDGED MATERIALS, DREDGING, EFFLUENTS, EXPOSURE(GENERAL), FOOD CHAINS, MANAGEMENT, OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS, ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS, PILE STRUCTURES, SAND, SEDIMENTATION, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), TIN, TIN COMPOUNDS, TOXICITY, WATER

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE