Assessing sediment contamination using six toxicity assays

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Allen G. BURTON Jr.; Carolyn ROWLAND; Renato BAUDO; Monica BELTRAMI;
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Limnology (issn: 1129-5767, eissn: 1723-8633)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/jlimnol.2001.1.263
  • Subject: bioassays, pore water, interstitial water | Geography. Anthropology. Recreation | G | Physical geography | GB3-5030 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

An evaluation of sediment toxicity at Lake Orta, Italy was conducted to compare a toxicity test battery of 6 assays and to evaluate the extent of sediment contamination at various sediment depths. Lake Orta received excessive loadings of copper and ammonia during the 19... View more
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