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Main Title Construction of a Regional Relational/GIS Database in Support of Ocean Disposal Issues in Massachusetts Bay.
Author Carey, D. A. ; Keith, D. ; Schoenherr, J. ; Matthias, P. ;
CORP Author Science Applications International Corp., Newport, RI.;Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI.
Publisher 1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA-68-C1-0005; EPA/600/A-93/205 ; ERLN-1421
Stock Number PB93-229706
Additional Subjects Massachusetts Bay ; Marine disposal ; Environmental surveys ; Geographic information systems ; Hazardous materials ; Low-level radioactive wastes ; Environmental impact assessment ; Risk assessment ; Public health ; Debris ; Reprints ; Boston Lighthouse Dumping Ground ; Waste containers
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB93-229706 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 8p
Within Massachusetts Bay, a number of areas have been used as disposal sites for permitted and possibly non-permitted dumping of radioactive and hazardous wastes. The human and environmental risks associated with these disposal practices are directly related to the location, contents and condition of discrete waste containers. The resource management problem is being addressed with Geographic Information System (GIS) techniques that allow the integration of a variety of data from several sources into a single, integrated relational database/GIS. The relational database will then be used as a tool for the comprehensive evaluation of source characterization and extent of contamination during public health and ecological risk assessments.