Accession Number : ADA291900

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Chronic Sublethal Sediment Bioassays for the Regulatory Evaluation of Marine and Estuarine Dredged Material: Proceedings of a Workshop.

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

PDF Url : ADA291900

Report Date : OCT 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This note summarizes the proceedings of a workshop held April 3-5,1990, at the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. The purpose of the workshop was to solicit input from technical experts regarding techniques for evaluating the chronic sublethal effects of sediments on aquatic biota. This input will be used to help direct subsequent research and development by the US Army Corps of Engineers. -BKA

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *WATER POLLUTION, *AQUATIC ORGANISMS, *OCEAN WASTE DISPOSAL, ECONOMIC IMPACT, SURVIVABILITY, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, MONITORING, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, TOXICITY, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, MARINE BIOLOGY, EXTRACTION, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), SITE INVESTIGATIONS, DREDGED MATERIALS, DREDGING, REPRODUCIBILITY, CHANNELS(WATERWAYS), WORKSHOPS, ECOLOGY, BIOASSAY, ESTUARIES, SUBLETHAL DOSAGE.

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE