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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 347–357.
Published: 01 January 2000
...T.A. Ziehl; A. Schmitt Abstract Four bioassays were selected to examine sediment-elutriates of three flowing waters in the Saarland (South-West Germany). The aims of this study were the determination of the most sensitive bioassay for a sediment assessment within routine screening procedures...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 April 2003
...P. J. den Besten; A. Naber; E. M. M. Grootelaar; C. van de Guchte A field bioassay was developed to study the in situ effects of sediment contamination on Chironomus riparius larvae. The survival, development rate and increase in Chironomus larvae biomass was compared between laboratory bioassays...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 January 2004
...J. Stronkhorst; S. Ciarelli; C. A. Schipper; J. F. Postma; M. Dubbeldam; M. Vangheluwe; J. M. Brils; R. Hooftman Four laboratories were compared to ascertain the reproducibility of test methods for five bioassays: the ten day whole sediment bioassay with the amphipod Corophium volutator...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 January 1999
...F. Calevro; S. Campani; C. Filippi; R. Batistoni; P. Deri; S. Bucci; M. Ragghianti; G. Mancino Abstract Historically, water quality studies have been directed toward obtaining physical and chemical measurements on toxicants occurring in the aquatic environment. At present, bioassays...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 379–389.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Health and Management 2 (1999) 379-389 www .elsevier.com/locate/aquech Combining sediment quality criteria and sediment bioassays with photoactivation for assessing sediment quality along the Swedish West Coast Ann-Sofie Wemersson *, Goran Dave, Eva Nilsson Department of Applied Environmental Science...
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Published: 02 April 2020
Figure 5. Results of the sediment toxicity bioassays conducted in the Detroit River (DR) and Rouge River (RR) Areas of Concern during July of 1992. Survival rates (AVG ± 1 SE) of Hyalella azteca and Lumbriculus variegatus when exposed to sediments from each site. The experiment included 4 More
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Published: 01 January 2004
Figure 2. Results of sediment (16%) bioassays on Daphnia magna (from ephippiae, 20 individuals, and cultured, 40 individuals, respectively) and Hyalella azteca (40 individuals). a) Immobility (%) or lethality (%) after accumulation (24 h for D. magna from ephippiae, 48 h for cultured D More
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Published: 01 April 2005
Figure 5. Mean (± s.e.) Chlorophyll a concentrations from algal bioassay nutrient addition treatments in five perched dune lakes. A—Phytoplankton Bioassays, November 2000, B—Periphyton Bioassays, December 2000 (Basin, Jennings and Boomanjin) and February 2001 (McKenzie and Birrabeen). More
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Published: 01 January 2004
Figure 1. An inter-laboratory comparison of sediment toxicity tests with control sediment and three harbour sediments conducted by four laboratories using the Corophium volutator bioassay (mean survival ± SD), the Echinocardium cordatum bioassay (mean survival and re-burial ± SD), the V More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 347–360.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Göran Dave; Eva Nilsson Abstract Sediment bioassays have usually been applied to sediments from sites close to known sources of pollution such as harbours or major industrial sites. In this study sediment bioassays were conducted on samples from 120 sites in the Kattegat and Skagerrak (North Sea...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1998) 1 (3-4): 345–351.
Published: 01 January 1998
...Eugenia López López; Laura Dávalos-Lind Abstract Algal bioassays to determine algal growth potential of waters and nutrient limitation were conducted using a standard test organism Selenastrum capricornutum and native phytoplankton from the sites sampled. The study site was the river-reservoir...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 317–334.
Published: 01 January 2000
... bioassays. After the remediation, a new silty sediment top layer was formed with lower contaminant levels exhibiting a lower toxicity. In the remediated site in the Nieuwe Merwede, chironomids, oligochaetes and nematodes reappeared within 3–7 months at normal densities, while in the Spijkerboor...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 January 1999
...: a disposal site and a potential nourishment site. Particle size, total organic matter, heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls were analysed. In order to assess sediment toxicity and evaluate the best destination, three bioassays were performed on two harbour and one...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 January 1999
... in the floodplains of the river Rhine, showing different degrees of contamination, chemical analyses and laboratory bioassays have been carried out on sediment samples together with intensive biological field surveys (a so called TRIAD-approach). A nearly identical set-up was chosen to assess 18 terrestrial...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 465–473.
Published: 01 January 1999
...F. Onorati; N. Bigongiari; D. Pellegrini; S. Giuliani Abstract Eco-toxicology represents an important integrative tool of environmental risk assessment. Amphipods is a taxon much recommended for bioassay, but species used are generally from the Atlantic Ocean or the North Sea. None...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 January 1999
... in the laboratory (toxicity bioassays) and in situ (macrobenthic community structure investigations). The Sediment Quality Triad organises these three aspects of sediment quality assessment in a single approach, where each component is complementary to the others. Considering the lack of previous studies...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 April 2005
... of sediment grain size, level of contaminants and bioassays on marine species ( Vibrio fischeri, Corophium orientale and Paracentrotus lividus ). Taking into account the contaminant distribution, different behaviors were observed between the two considered areas. In particular, the process of sand separation...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 367–378.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Health & Management Society 1999 Detroit River Hamilton Harbour Contaminants Toxic chemicals Bioassays References Borgmann , U. and Munawar , M. 1989 . “ A new standardized sediment bioassay protocol using the amphipod Hyalella azteca (Saussure) ”. In Environmental...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (2): 215–221.
Published: 01 June 2001
... diluted sample was again tested after further filtering at 0.45 µm. Bioassays were carried out on embryos from post-fertilisation to the pluteus stage. The following parameters were observed: survival, frequency of developmental stages, and embryonic growth. The latter was most sensitive to varying...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 January 1999
... sources was integrated: surveys of the macroinvertebrate assemblages, chemical analyses in sediment and bioassays. On the basis of cluster analysis and multivariate analysis of a dataset consisting of macrofauna samples from 283 sampling points, it was concluded that the most important factors determining...