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Main Title Biological Processes Affecting the Distribution of Pollutants in Marine Sediments. Part II. Biodeposition and Bioturbation.
Author Lee, II, Henry ; Swartz, Richard C. ;
CORP Author Pacific Northwest Environmental Research Lab., Newport, OR. Marine Science Center.
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA-600/J-80-076;
Stock Number PB81-114597
Additional Subjects Sediments ; Marine biology ; Water pollution ; Substrates ; Food chains ; Invertebrates ; Oysters ; Deposits ; Interactions ; Microorganisms ; Organic compounds ; Polysaccharides ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB81-114597 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract Activities of benthic organisms modify the physical and chemical nature of marine sediments. This chapter examines the rates and mechanisms of biodeposition and bioturbation in relation to the fate and transfer of pollutants. It constitutes the second part of a review on biological processes affecting the distribution of pollutants. The major emphasis in this review is on biological alterations of sediments and their chemistry rather than sediment effects on the biota. The report reviews literature on organism-sediment interactions and compile rates of various processes, emphasizing differences in the rates and mechanisms of sediment modification among groups of functionally similar species.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Contaminants and Sediments, v2 p555-606 1980.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Biological Processes Affecting the Distribution of Pollutants in Marine Sediments. Part II. Biodeposition and Bioturbation.
PUB Date Free Form 1980
Category Codes 8A; 68D; 47D
NTIS Prices PC A04/MF A01
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323787764
Origin NTIS
Type CAT