Review and synthesis of bioassessment methodologies for freshwater contaminated sediments
Dillon, T. M. (Tom M.); Gibson, A. B.
Abstract: This report presents the results of a review of various bioassessrnent methods for evaluating the biological effects of in-place contaminated sediments. Promising methodologies are identified with a particular emphasis on those tests which have been developed to the point where incorporation into regulatory programs is feasible. A generic tiered-testing protocol to guide the conduct of these tests is presented.
Environmental Laboratory (U.S.)
Sediments (Geology)--Microbiology; Pollution--Measurement; Biological assay; Water--Pollution; Toxicity; Chronic sublethal effects