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Main Title Status of Organic Contaminants in Lake Huron: Atmosphere, Water, Algae, Fish, Herring Gull Eggs, and Sediment.
Author Kreis, R. G. ; Rice, C. P. ;
CORP Author Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Great Lakes Research Div.;Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
Year Published 1985
Report Number SR-114; EPA-R-00551;
Stock Number PB86-127040
Additional Subjects Organic compounds ; Water pollution ; Lake Huron ; Air pollution ; Monitoring ; Concentration(Composition) ; Biphenyl ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Mercury(Metal) ; Dieldrin ; Chlorohydrocarbons ; DDT ; Halohydrocarbons ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-127040 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 192p
Abstract A wide array of contaminants has been detected in the lake basin and biota of Lake Huron. Approximately 70 contaminants have been identified to be present to date. The contaminants reported most frequently and in highest concentrations are PCBs, DDT-R, dieldrin, and mercury. Several other contaminants such as toxaphene, dioxin, PBB, and dibenzofurans are emerging environmental issues but have not been sufficiently studied. In general, Lake Huron contaminant concentrations fall within the range reported for the other Great Lakes. Within the data set, Saginaw Bay generally contains the highest concentrations of organic compounds in water, sediment, and biota and appears to be the region that should receive the greatest amount of concern and future study.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
NTIS Title Notes Special rept. (Final).
PUB Date Free Form Aug 85
Category Codes 8H; 6F; 68D; 68A; 48G; 57H
NTIS Prices PC A09/MF A01
Primary Description 905/00
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 603120783
Origin NTIS
Type CAT