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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 171–180.
Published: 02 April 2016
...K. D. Hughes; S. R. de Solla; D. V. C. Weseloh; P. A. Martin Long-term trends in contaminant exposure were examined in eggs of two aquatic-feeding species, the Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus ) and the Snapping Turtle ( Chelydra serpentina ), collected from locations within the Hamilton Harbour...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (1): 93–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sarah A. Bailey; Ian C. Duggan; Kanavillil Nandakumar; Hugh J. MacIsaac Global ports are hubs for industrial activities and trade. In consequence, sediments and water in these areas are often contaminated by an array of chemicals. Sediments also harbour both living, active stages and various...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Miao-Li Chang; Lawrence P. Sanford In order to better understand the effects of tidal resuspension on contaminant cycling in coastal waters, coupled physical and biogeochemical 1-D time and depth dependent numerical models were developed. The physical model calculates sediment resuspension...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 347–360.
Published: 01 January 1999
... sediment concentrations of contaminants (heavy metals, organochlorines and polyaromatic hydrocarbons) at 25 of these 120 sites were tested for correlation with sediment toxicity, but no correlations, or rather weak ones, were found. Further, the concentrations of single contaminants were usually below...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... , 46 ( 9 ): 1558 – 1563 . A_quatic ECOSY.Stem Health & Management Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 3 (2000) 245-248 www.elsevier.com/locate/aquech Preliminary results about contaminants in the biota of Lake Baikal A. Beim\ E. Grochevaa A. Renzonib institut Ecological Toxicology, Bajkalsk...
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Published: 02 April 2016
Figure 1. Temporal trends in concentrations of six contaminants in Herring Gull eggs in the Hamilton Harbour AOC from 1981/1984–2012. White open circles represent estimated sum PCB concentrations (see Methods). Concentrations are based on analysis of a single pooled sample of eggs More
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Published: 02 April 2016
Figure 2. Temporal trends in mean concentrations of six contaminants in Snapping Turtle eggs from Cootes Paradise from 1986/1989–2012. The white open circle represents an estimated sum PCB concentration (see Methods). Concentrations are shown in µg g −1 for all contaminants except TCDD which More
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Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 2. Examples of indirect effects of contaminants. More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 301–316.
Published: 01 January 2000
...A.-S. Wernersson; G. Dave; E. Nilsson Abstract Torsviken is a small bay close to the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. Part of the bay has been used for disposal of dredged harbor sediment since the 1970s. Other potential sources of contamination are a deposit site and treatment facility for hazardous...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (4): 433–447.
Published: 01 January 2000
...M. Nipper Abstract Coastal ecosystems are subject to the discharge of contaminants via sewage, industrial effluents, storm water runoff, dredged material and accidental chemical spills. The majority of contaminants reaching the ocean tend to be adsorbed to particulate matter and eventually settle...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (4): 509–514.
Published: 01 January 2000
...E.M. da Silva; M.F.T. Navarro; A.F. Barros; M.F.V. Mota; C.B.A. Chastinet Abstract The contamination of sediments caused by the deposition of industrial residues from titanium dioxide production, in sand dunes near a wetland was assessed through atomic absorption spectrometry. The contamination...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 505–510.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Anupma Kumari; R. K. Sinha; Krishna Gopal Abstract Concentrations of persistent organochlorine residues were measured in economically important fish of the River Ganges from different locations in Bihar. The contamination pattern of organochlorines in fishes from several locations...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (4): 473–483.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Geochemistry , London : Academic Press . 1994 . Handbook of Chemistry and Physics , Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press . Hanson , P. , Evans , D. and Colby , D. 1993 . Assessment of elemental contamination in estuarine and coastal environment s based on geochemical...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 369–379.
Published: 01 December 2003
... collected at the Tres Reyes Marine Reserve, so that these non-contaminated samples could serve as a reference for test performance. Sea urchin embryological development and fertilization were only significantly impaired by two porewater samples, suggesting the presence of contaminants in toxic amounts...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 181–191.
Published: 02 April 2016
...Christine A. Bishop; Suzanne Trudeau; David Janz; Kimberley D. Hughes This study measured concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, organochlorine pesticides, trace metals and biochemical markers of contaminant exposure and potential toxicity (plasma and hepatic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 161–170.
Published: 02 April 2016
... Use Impairments for the harbour has been restrictions on fish consumption due to elevated contaminant levels. In this study, we examined past and recent fish contaminant data collected by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change in partnership with other agencies to evaluate temporal...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 July 2004
...K. J. Indest; K. Betts; J. S. Furey; H. L. Fredrickson; V. R. Hinton Management of contaminated sediments has focused predominately on chemical agents, overshadowing risks posed by pathogenic microorganisms. Current accepted bacterial indicator methods do not provide defensible data with respect...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2005
...L.J. Thibodeaux Flux from the sediment-bed is a key element in chemical fate and transport water quality models used for rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal oceans. These environmental chemodynamics simulation tools are being used to evaluate the effectiveness of remediating contaminated bed...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 January 2005
... and restrictions on dredging. The goal of this study was to assess the level of chemical contamination in Bay sediments, and to some extent its tributaries, and to compare the findings to prior studies. Parameters investigated were the previously identified contaminants of concern: selected heavy metals...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (1): 53–62.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Todd M. Redder; Joseph V. DePinto; Hans P. Holmberg; John R. Wolfe A critical step in evaluating and selecting contaminated sediment remediation options is the simulation of a long-term future trend of exposure concentrations that will occur under natural conditions without active in situ...
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