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Pollution Impacts on Marine Biotic Communities

Series: CRC Marine Science Volume: 14

Edited By: Michael J Kennish

310 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82748 | ISBN: 0849384281
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Detailed case histories of well-known highly contaminated systems in the U.S. and Europe.


IntroductionStatement of the ProblemSources of PollutionPlan of the VolumePollution in Estuarine and Marine EnvironmentsIntroductionConflicting Coastal Resource UsesDefinitionsWaste InputsPoint and Nonpoint Pollution SourcesFate of Wastes and PollutantsBiotic Effects of Waste InputsTypes of Marine PollutantsOther Anthropogenic ImpactsMarine Pollution Monitoring and AssessmentStatus of Marine PollutionReferencesCase Study 1: New York Bight ApexIntroductionArea Description and Pollutant SourcesHistorical DevelopmentsBiotic StudiesReferencesCase Study 2: Chesapeake BayIntroductionPrincipal Pollution ProblemsOther Anthropogenic ImpactsBiotic CommunitiesReferencesCase Study 3: Southern California BightIntroductionPhysical DescriptionWaste DisposalBiotic EffectsConclusionsReferencesCase Study 4: San Francisco BayIntroductionPrincipal Anthropogenic ImpactsOther Anthropogenic ImpactsBiotic CommunitiesConclusionsReferencesCase Study 5: Puget SoundIntroductionPhysical DescriptionChemical ContaminationBiotic ImpactsReferencesCase Study 6: Firth of Clyde and the Tees River EstuaryIntroductionFirth of Clyde, ScotlandTees River EstuaryReferencesCase Study 7: Wadden SeaIntroductionPhysical DescriptionPollution SourcesEutrophication EffectsConclusionsReferences

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