||Guidance Manual to Support the Assessment of Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater, Estuarine, and Marine Ecosystems in British Columbia. Volume II Design and Implementation of Sediment Quality Investigations in Freshwater Ecosystems.
D. D. MacDonald ;
C. G. Ingersoll
||MacDonald Environmental Sciences Ltd., Ladysmith (British Columbia).; British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria. Environmental Protection Div.; Geological Survey, Columbia, MO. Environmental Research Center.; Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
Freshwater ecosystems ;
Water pollution monitoring ;
Sediment quality investigations ;
Marine ecosystems ;
Site investigations ;
Data analysis ;
Tables (Data) ;
Contaminated sediments ;
British Columbia (Canada) ;
Sediment Quality Sampling Programs
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The second volume of the series describes the recommended procedures for designing and implementing sediment quality assessment programs. More specifically, an overview of the recommended framework for assessing and managing sediment quality conditions is presented in this document (Chapter 2). In addition, Volume II describes the recommended procedures for conducting preliminary and detailed site investigations to assess sediment quality conditions (Chapters 3 and 4). Furthermore, the factors that need to be considered in the development of sampling and analysis plans for assessing contaminated sediments are described (Chapter 5). Supplemental guidance on the design of sediment sampling programs, on the evaluation of sediment quality data, and on the management of contaminated sediment is provided in the Appendix to Volume II.