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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (2): 165–173.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and tourism industries. In the present study, residues of some chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls were monitored in some of the lake's organisms. Mullet ( Mugil cephalus , usually living in the water column), crab ( Lupa pelagcus , an intertidal...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (2): 151–163.
Published: 01 June 2001
... material and biota are reported. Higher concentrations of the more hydrophobic compounds were found in sediments. Thus, the bottom biota may be exposed to higher levels of hydrophobic pollutants than organisms residing in the upper sediment-water interface. 1. Introduction Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons...
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Published: 02 April 2016
Figure 2. Mean profiles of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in suspended sediment at four index stations in Hamilton Harbour in 2012. More
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Published: 03 July 2017
Figure 3. Occurrence and distribution of total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Hamilton Harbour sediment (µg g −1 dw) for stations sampled in 2000 (N = 44) and 2014 (N = 25). More
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Published: 03 July 2017
Figure 4. Relative contributions (%) of selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons to profiles corresponding to four areas of Hamilton Harbour sampled in 2011. The NE area of the harbour exhibited a profile virtually identical to that of WE, and therefore was excluded from the comparison. More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 January 2005
... and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The acid volatile sulfide/simultaneously extracted metals ratio was used to estimate bioavailability of metals. It appeared that the deepest sediments and the most recent sediments were less contaminated with heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons than those...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 301–316.
Published: 01 January 2000
... waste. The area has been classified as ecologically sensitive and is of great ornithological interest. Birds are abundant and several rare species have been observed. In this study, pollution was assessed by analyzing concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 379–389.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Ann-Sofie Wernersson; Göran Dave; Eva Nilsson Abstract Sediments from 48 sites along the Swedish West Coast were sampled for determination of priority pollutants (metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and chlorinated hydrocarbons). Toxicity to two crustaceans ( Daphnia magna and Nitocra spinipes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (3): 295–307.
Published: 03 July 2017
...Figure 3. Occurrence and distribution of total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Hamilton Harbour sediment (µg g −1 dw) for stations sampled in 2000 (N = 44) and 2014 (N = 25). ...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (1): 127–136.
Published: 01 January 2004
... production pits and oiled road run-off. Water and sediment samples were collected and acute toxicity was determined in Daphnia magna and Hyalella azteca bioassays. Because exposure to ultra-violet radiation may enhance the toxicity of several polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in crude oil, toxicity...
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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 (2009) 12 (4): 471–476.
Published: 30 November 2009
... AEHMS 2009 interaction remediation physiological responses polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), by-products from the incomplete combustion or pyrolysis of organic materials, are widely distributed in the environment and cause serious problems...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (4): 344–349.
Published: 30 November 2009
...Norhayati Mohd Tahir; Hasra Masrifah Abd. Rahim; Tay Joo Hui; Tan Hock Seng; Muhammad Fais Fadzil; Mhd. Radzi Abas Hydrocarbon compounds viz. aliphatic hydrocarbons, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), sterols, long chain fatty acids, alkanones and alkanals in surface sediment of Setiu Wetland...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 141–149.
Published: 02 April 2016
...Figure 2. Mean profiles of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in suspended sediment at four index stations in Hamilton Harbour in 2012. ...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 391–396.
Published: 01 December 2003
...M.-H. Lamy-Enrici; A. Dondeyne; E. Thybaud Ecotoxicological tests with benthic organisms are recommended to assess the toxicity of hydrophobic organic contaminants like polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons that strongly adsorb on sediments. Many routes of exposure including ingestion from sediments...
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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 (2005) 8 (3): 293–302.
Published: 01 July 2005
... were analysed. Seven short cores, located in the proximity of a steel plant, were analysed for grain-size, polychlorobiphenyls, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals. As well, benthic foraminiferal assemblages were investigated. Sediment pollution was mainly due to heavy metals...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 359–368.
Published: 01 January 2000
...: bacterial counts by the epifluorescence method and bacterial metabolism by measurement of 2-p-iodophenyl-3-p-nitrophenyl- 5-phenyltetrazolium chloride (INT)-reductase and [3- glucosidase activities. We also studied the bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the microcosms. Among...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 291–299.
Published: 01 January 2000
... was similar or lower than for trinitrotoluene, but the stabilising agent diphenylamine was slightly more toxic with EC/LC 50 s between 0.5 and 5 mg l −1 . Photoinduced toxicity by ultraviolet light is known for many chemicals including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trinitrotoluene. The latter...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (3): 308–318.
Published: 03 July 2017
...Matthew Graham; Erin Hartman; Rupert Joyner; Kay Kim; Roger Santiago Randle Reef is a 60 hectare portion of the Hamilton Harbour bed, heavily contaminated with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals. Remediation of contaminated sediment at Randle Reef is currently underway...
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