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Survey for petroleum and other chemical contaminants in the sediments of Fidalgo Bay

Art Johnson

Survey for petroleum and other chemical contaminants in the sediments of Fidalgo Bay

by Art Johnson

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Published by Washington Department of Ecology, Environmental Investigations and Laboratory Services Program in Olympia, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine sediments -- Washington (State) -- Fidalgo Bay,
  • Oil pollution of water -- Washington (State) -- Fidalgo Bay,
  • Pollutants -- Washington (State) -- Fidalgo Bay

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Art Johnson, Dave Serdar and Dale Davis.
    SeriesPublication -- no. 97-338
    ContributionsSerdar, Dave., Davis, Dale, 1952-, Washington (State). Aquatic Resources Division., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology. Environmental Investigations and Laboratory Services Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13623535M
    OCLC/WorldCa38189035

    Chemical analyses of sediment sampling at the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site, June / Title Variants: Uniform: Disposal area monitoring system DAMOS. Related Titles. Series: Contribution ; #91 By. Science Applications International Corporation. United States. Army.   Estuarine sediments in regions with prolonged histories of industrial activity are often laden to significant depths with complex contaminant mixtures, including trace metals and persistent organic pollutants. Given the complexity of assessing risks from multi-contaminant exposures, the direct measurement of impacts to biological receptors is central to Cited by: 2.

    Highlights Organic matter, sand, silt and clay allow an adequate sediment description. Temperature of ignition to measure organic matter by weight loss was – °C. The specific surface of sediments is an aspect conditioned by the system hydrology. Nitrogen in sediments is organic in nature, whereas phosphorus is mainly inorganic. It was determined by using the Cited by: 7. Contaminants in Chesapeake Bay Sediments •'•V TA Richard A. Eskin, PhD. Kathryn H. Rowland Diana Y. Alegre, May _o:'ttuition HesOUTO86CSfllBf jS EB\ () 40iMStreei,SW Printed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for .

    ANALYSIS OF IN-PLACE CONTAMINANTS IN MARINE SEDIMENTS FROM FOUR HARBOR LOCATIONS ON GUAM A PILOT STUDY Sediments from Other Areas of the World Table 6: PCB Concentrations in Marine and Estuarine Sediments from Other a preliminary survey was carried out to determine concentrations of heavy metals, polychlorinated biphenyls. sediments of a marine bay John I. Hedges,’ Wayne A. Clark, and Gregory L. Cowie School of Oceanography, WB, University of Washington, Seattle 98 Abstract Sediment trap and net plankton samples were collected monthly for a year at Cited by:


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Survey for petroleum and other chemical contaminants in the sediments of Fidalgo Bay by Art Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ecology Survey for Petroleum and Other Contaminants in Fidalgo Bay Sediments (Ecology ) Joint Ecology/NOAA Survey for Chemical Contamination, Acute Toxicity, and Benthic Impacts inFile Size: 4MB.

located about nine miles north of inner Fidalgo Bay and removed from local sources of contamination. Sediments at this site are known to have a low level of chemical contamination with no significant toxicity. The Samish Bay data in Table 5 are from a composite sample on the west side of inner Fidalgo Bay.

Concentrations of Chemical Contaminants and Bioassay Response to Sediments in Salmon Bay, Seattle Results of Phase III Sampling by Dave Serdar, James Cubbage, and Dave Rogowski Environmental Assessment Program Olympia, Washington December Waterbody No.

WA Publication No. printed on recycled paper. A new report is available summarizing the findings of an NCCOS-funded survey of sediments and overlying waters of the northwest Gulf of Mexico continental shelf, conducted in August The study found no evidence of biological impacts linked to poor sediment values of species richness and diversity of sediment-dwelling benthic organisms were associated with.

INTRODUCTION. Sediment contamination is a major problem in many of the U.S. coastal areas and has emerged as an important ecological issue for several geographical areas [].Sediments serve as a reservoir for a variety of potential toxicants, which creates the possibility for environmental degradation even though surface water concentrations of the same Cited by: Evaluation of Contaminants in Sediments from the Oakland Bay Site.

Shelton, Mason County, Washington. J Prepared by. The Washington State Department of Health. Under a Cooperative Agreement with the.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. DOH June   In this phase of the project, over chemical contaminants were analyzed in sediments collected, including a number of organic (e.g., hydrocarbons), inorganic (e.g., metals), and biological (bacterial) compounds/analytes.

The report also provides a preliminary analysis of the association between sediment contaminants and coral species richness. Nutrients and chemical contaminants can bind with sediment, spreading through the Bay and its waterways with particles of sand, silt and clay.

Fish and shellfish that live and feed on or near contaminated sediment can become contaminated themselves, triggering fish consumption advisories in various portions of the watershed.

Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for their use by the United States government. Citation for this Report: Pait, A.S. In other words, bulk sediment chemistry measures are not always indicative of toxic effect levels. Similar concentrations of a chemical can produce widely different biological effects in different sediments.

This discrepancy occurs because toxicity is influenced by the extent to which chemical contaminants bind to other constituents in sediment.

About the Reserve. The Fidalgo Bay Aquatic Reserve is a highly diverse, productive, and unique ecosystem located in Fidalgo Bay, southeast of Anacortes in Skagit County.

It encompasses approximately acres of state-owned land and is adjacent to four miles of shoreline. The Reserve is bounded by the bay’s shorelines to the south, east, and.

Fidalgo Bay has been identified by the Washington State Department of Ecology under the Toxics Cleanup Program’s Puget Sound Initiative for focused sediment cleanup and source control.

Previous sediment quality investigations have indicated that contaminants have exceeded the Washington State Sediment Management Standards Chapter WAC. However, because of the complex- ity of sediment contaminants and pollutant sources in Commencement Bay and the lack of available cleanup criteria for sediment contaminants, the investigation required the development of a decision-making frame- work to assess and prioritize contaminated sediments prior to evaluat- ing cleanup alternatives.

San Francisco Bay has received much scientific attention over the years primarily because of regional questions regarding water quality and, more recently, geologic hazards, but very little is known about sediment distribution and movement on the floor of the Bay.

The link between sediment accumulation in the Bay and processes that produce the staggering losses of. Assessment of contamination by heavy metals and petroleum hydrocarbons in sediments of Montevideo Harbour (Uruguay) Article (PDF Available).

Contaminants have accumulated in the sediments of Massachusetts Bay, typical of many coastal areas near major metropolitan centers that have been used for waste disposal since colonial times.

Developing an understanding of where and why contaminants accumulate is essential for making informed management decisions about uses of these coastal areas and for developing.

Get to the Point. Student Worksheet - Toxic Contaminants in Long Island Sound. Click here for a separate printable copy of the worksheet.

InNOAA’s National Status and Trends Program published a study of sediment toxicity in the coastal bays that surround Long Island Sound in New York and Connecticut (Wolfe, et al., ).The study analyzed sediment samples in four. SinceCasco Bay Estuary Partnership has periodically funded a comprehensive inventory and analysis of contaminants within the surface sediments of Casco Bay.

and samples were collected as steps in the development of the Casco Bay Plan, produced in for the preservation and protection of the resources of Casco Bay. The concentration of petroleum hydrocarbons in coral reefs sediments ranged from 90 ng/g at Al-Mukha to ng/g dry bulk sediment at Ras Isa.

in July and from ng/g at Al-Mukha to ng/g dry weight bulk sediment at Ras Isa in December expressed as Kuwait crude oil equivalents. Framing Scientific Analyses for Risk Management of Environmental Hazards by Communities: Case Studies with Seafood Safety Survey for Petroleum and.

Other Chemical Contaminants in. Assessment of Contamination by Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Sediments of Musa Bay, Northwest of the Persian Gulf-Iran Ghazaleh Monazami Tehrani 1+, Rosli Hshim 1, Abdul Halim Sulaiman 1, Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany 1, Reza Khani Jazani 2 and Zhamak Monazami Tehrani 3 1 Institute of biological sciences University of Malaya, ,Malaysia.

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These reference stations were selected for continued investigation in the quarterly study because they were not toxic in Julyand they contained relatively low levels of sediment contaminants. Station C10 was located in the Outer Channel area of the.