Accession Number : ADA292550

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Factors Influencing Bioaccumulation of Sediment-Associated Contaminants by Aquatic Organisms; Factors Related to Contaminants.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

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

Personal Author(s) : McFarland, Victor A. ; Lutz, Charles H.

PDF Url : ADA292550

Report Date : JUL 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This is the first technical note in a series of four which outlines and describes the principal factors that determine uptake and retention of chemicals by aquatic organisms. The first three notes describe factors related to contaminants, sediment and water, and biota. The fourth note is a glossary and bibliography. The information contained herein is intended to assist Corps of Engineers environmental personnel in activities requiring a working knowledge of concepts and terminology in the subject of chemical uptake, retention, and elimination by aquatic organisms exposed to contaminated sediments. pg1. JMD

Descriptors :   *CONTAMINATION, *AQUATIC ORGANISMS, *SEDIMENTS, ENVIRONMENTS, CHEMICALS, WATER, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, ENGINEERS, PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Water Pollution and Control
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE