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Sediment Quality Assessment and Management: Insight and Progress

Series: Ecovision World Monograph Series

Edited By: M Munawar

362 pages, 111 Figs, 53 tabs


Paperback | Dec 2003 | #144732 | ISBN: 8178982323
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Overview of Bioassessment and Management of Sediments: A tiered, weight-of-evidence approach for evaluating aquatic ecosystems; Assessing metal impacts in sediments: key questions and how to answer them; Canadian application of bioassays for environmental management: a review; Eutrophication control by sediment treatment: Common assumptions and misconceptions; Monitoring Sediment Contamination: Spatial and Temporal trends: Contaminated sediment in the Buffalo River Area of Concern - historical trends and current conditions; Heavy metals in the burrowing bivalve (Solen strictus) from tidal flats along the western coast of South Korea; Assessment of chlorinated organic pollutants in the sediments of a coastal area of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Ombrone River-Italy): a case-study of multivariate approach for marine sediment characterisation; Geo-chemical and physical properties of river sediments in Eastern China; Monitoring of concentrations of heavy metals in water, sediment and fish in the river Ganga, India; Bioavailability, Toxicity, Risk Assessment and Treatment: Multi-trophic bioassessment of stressed "Areas of Concern" of the Lake Erie watershed; Laboratory assay of TNT (2,4,6-trinitro-toluene) fate and toxicity in seawater and sediment; dumping in the ocean; Weakly-bound metals and total nutrient concentrations of bulk sediments from some water reservoirs in Sao Paulo State, Brazil; Influence of sea cucumber on sediment improvement in a closed aquatic environment; Decomposition of organotin compounds in dredged material from harbours by means of an electrochemical process; Sediment-Water Interactions and Eutrophication: Spatial and temporal trends in chlorophyll a, nutrients, and sediment in relation to avian mortality, Whitewater Lake, Manitoba, Canada; Surface water recruitment of bloom-forming cyanobacteria from deep water sediments of Lake Biwa, Japan; Effects of palaeoclimate on chemical and mechanical erosions in watershed recorded in lake sediments: The case of Daihai Lake (Northern China); Estimation of phosphorus flux between bottom sediments and the water column in a shallow reservoir; The effects of sediment resuspension on phosphate release from sediment into the water column; A physico-ecological engineering system to reduce the eutrophication in Wulihu Bay, Taihu Lake, China.

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