Accession Number : ADA213858

Title :   Environmental Baseline and Evaluation of the St. Mary's River Dredging: Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway Navigation Season Extension Program.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE NSTL STATION MS OFFICE OF BIOLOGICAL SERVICES

Personal Author(s) : Liston, Charles R. ; Duffy, Walter G. ; Ashton, Diane E. ; McNabb, Clarence D. ; Koehler, Fred E.

Report Date : SEP 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 325

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to gather a quantitative baseline of biological and chemical data from the Middle Neebish Channel in the St. Marys River and from a site in Lake Huron prior to proposed dredging and dredge spoil disposal activities. Field data were gathered during February through December 1979. Keywords: Solid wastes; Physical and chemical aspects of water; Sediment; Water pollution; Assessment of dredging aquatic macrophytes; St. Marys River; Benthic macroinvertebrates; Ichthyoplankton. (JES)

Descriptors :   *SOLID WASTES, AQUATIC ANIMALS, AQUATIC PLANTS, BASE LINES, CHEMISTRY, DISPOSAL, DREDGING, ENVIRONMENTS, GREAT LAKES, INVERTEBRATES, LAKE HURON, RIVERS, SEDIMENTS, SPOIL, VISIBILITY, WATER, WATER POLLUTION.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE