Accession Number : ADA186119
Title : Management of Bottom Sediments Containing Toxic Substances: Proceedings of the U.S./Japan Experts Meeting (11th) Held in Seattle, Washington, on 4-6 November 1985.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
Personal Author(s) : Patin, Thomas R
Report Date : Apr 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 290
Abstract : The 11th U.S./Japan Meeting on Management of Bottom Sediments Containing Toxic Substances was held 4-6 November 1985 in Seattle, Washington. The meeting is held annually through an agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Japan Ministry of Transport to provide a forum for presentation of papers and in-depth discussions on dredging and disposal of contaminated sediment. Contents: Study on Improvement of the Marine Environment; Sedimentation and Effluent Concentration of Soft Clay on Reclamation; Evaluation of Dredging as a Remedial Technology for the Commencement Bay Superfund Site; Method for Estimation of Methylmercury Dissolved into Water from Dredged Material by Using the Marine Copepod; The Effects of Sediment on the Survival of Mysids Exposed to Organotins; Food Chain Studies at Times Beach Confined Dredged Material Disposal Site; Use of Anti-Turbidity Curtains at a Sand Compacted Piling area in Yokohama Harbour.
Descriptors : *CONTAMINATION , *SEDIMENTS , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , BOTTOM , CLAY , CONCENTRATION(COMPOSITION) , DISPOSAL , DREDGED MATERIALS , DREDGING , EFFLUENTS , EXPOSURE(GENERAL) , FOOD CHAINS , MANAGEMENT , OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS , ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS , PILE STRUCTURES , SAND , SEDIMENTATION , SURVIVAL(GENERAL) , TIN , TIN COMPOUNDS , TOXICITY , WATER
Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE