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Main Title Characterization of Spatial and Temporal Trends in Water Quality in Puget Sound.
CORP Author Tetra Tech, Inc., Bellevue, WA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, WA. Region X.;Battelle Ocean Sciences, Duxbury, MA.
Publisher Jul 88
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-68-03-3319 ;EPA-68-02-4341; EPA/503/3-88/003;
Stock Number PB89-134290
Additional Subjects Periodic variations ; Water pollution ; Puget sound ; Trends ; Salinity ; Temperature ; Plankton blooms ; Algae ; Chlorophylls ; Oxygen ; Inorganic nitrates ; Phosphorus ; Nutrients ; Dissolved gases ; Concentration(Composition) ; Coliform bacteria ; Pulp mills ; Sewage disposal ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-134290 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/08/1989
Collation 445p
Abstract The primary purpose of the study was to assess whether water quality in Puget Sound has changed over time. The major focus of the study was nutrient enrichment and the enhancement of algal blooms. The physical variables investigated were salinity and water temperature. The chemical variables investigated were concentrations of dissolved oxygen, inorganic nitrate, and orthophosphate. The intensity of algal blooms was measured by the concentration of chlorophyll a, percent dissolved oxygen saturation in surface water, and Secchi disk depth. The concentration of sulfite waste liquor was evaluated as an index of pulp mill pollution. The concentration of fecal coliform bacteria was evaluated as an index of sewage contamination.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, WA. Region X, and Battelle Ocean Sciences, Duxbury, MA.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept.
Category Codes 68D; 47C
NTIS Prices PC A19/MF A01
Primary Description 910/00
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 905520813
Origin NTIS
Type CAT