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Ecology of Estuaries: Anthropogenic Effects

Series: Marine Science Series (CRC) Volume: 1

By: MJ Kennish

376 pages, 71 tables, 38 illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #17946 | ISBN: 0849380413
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Discusses acute and insidious pollution problems plaguing coastal ecotones.


Contents

Types of Pollutants. Waste Disposal Strategies. Biological Effects of Waste Disposal. Organic Loading: Eutrophication Problems. Oil Pollution: Sources of Oil Pollution. Composition of Oil. Fate of Polluting Oil. Effects of Polluting Oil on Organisms. Case Studies. Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Distribution. PAHs in Estuarine Systems. Environmental Cycle of PAHCompounds. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons: Organochlorine Pesticides. DDT. Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). Case Studies. Heavy Metals: Sources of Heavy Metals. Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals. Heavy Metals in Estuarine Systems. Radioactivity: Radioactivity and Radiation. Radioactivity and Estuarine Organisms. Radioactive Waste Disposal. Dredging And Dredged-Spoil Disposal: Dredging Devices. Environmental Effects of Dredging and Dredged-Spoil Disposal. Case Studies. Regulation Of Dredged-Material Disposal. Effects Of Electric Generating Stations: Historical Development. Effects Of Power Plant Operation. Case Studies

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