Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling

Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling

by Alena Mudroch, Scott D. MacKnight
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849335876

ISBN-13: 9780849335877

Pub. Date: 03/20/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This up-to-date revision of a bestseller sets the standard for planning and implementing cost-effective sediment sampling programs. Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling, Second Edition is the only comprehensive text on procedures for sampling bottom sediments, suspended sediments, and sediment pore water. Practical guidance is also provided for

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This up-to-date revision of a bestseller sets the standard for planning and implementing cost-effective sediment sampling programs. Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling, Second Edition is the only comprehensive text on procedures for sampling bottom sediments, suspended sediments, and sediment pore water. Practical guidance is also provided for sample handling and preservation to ensure accurate physicochemical analysis. No other reference source provides more tools for obtaining representative samples for evaluating potential contaminant effects on aquatic environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849335877
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/20/1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Project and Data Review5
Ch. 3Selection of Bottom Sediment Sampling Stations17
Ch. 4Bottom Sediment Sampling29
Ch. 5Sampling the Settling and Suspended Particulate Matter97
Ch. 6Sediment Preservation, Processing, and Storage131
Ch. 7Sediment Pore Water Sampling171
Ch. 8Case Studies203
Index229

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