ISBN-10:
0849384281
ISBN-13:
9780849384288
Pub. Date:
10/23/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Pollution Impacts on Marine Biotic Communities / Edition 1

Pollution Impacts on Marine Biotic Communities / Edition 1

by Michael J. Kennish, Peter L. Lutz

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ISBN-13: 9780849384288
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/1997
Series: CRC Marine Science Series , #14
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Statement of the Problem
Sources of Pollution
Plan of the Volume
Pollution in Estuarine and Marine Environments
Introduction
Conflicting Coastal Resource Uses
Definitions
Waste Inputs
Point and Nonpoint Pollution Sources
Fate of Wastes and Pollutants
Biotic Effects of Waste Inputs
Types of Marine Pollutants
Other Anthropogenic Impacts
Marine Pollution Monitoring and Assessment
Status of Marine Pollution
References
Case Study 1: New York Bight Apex
Introduction
Area Description and Pollutant Sources
Historical Developments
Biotic Studies
References
Case Study 2: Chesapeake Bay
Introduction
Principal Pollution Problems
Other Anthropogenic Impacts
Biotic Communities
References
Case Study 3: Southern California Bight
Introduction
Physical Description
Waste Disposal
Biotic Effects
Conclusions
References
Case Study 4: San Francisco Bay
Introduction
Principal Anthropogenic Impacts
Other Anthropogenic Impacts
Biotic Communities
Conclusions
References
Case Study 5: Puget Sound
Introduction
Physical Description
Chemical Contamination
Biotic Impacts
References
Case Study 6: Firth of Clyde and the Tees River Estuary
Introduction
Firth of Clyde, Scotland
Tees River Estuary
References
Case Study 7: Wadden Sea
Introduction
Physical Description
Pollution Sources
Eutrophication Effects
Conclusions
References

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