Accession Number:

ADA165119

Title:

Evaluation of the Sensitivity of Baseline Monitoring: Microcosm-Field Water Quality Comparisons.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

OLD DOMINION UNIV NORFOLK VA APPLIED MARINE RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The monitoring regime and statistical models developed for the Norfolk Virginia Disposal Site NDS appear to provide an effective early warning system for major water quality changes which may be associated with disposal activities. The program appears to provide the opportunity for intervention prior to excessive environmental impacts to the region. Keywords Dredged materials Open ocean disposal Statistical evaluation Laboratory data vs field data Environmental impact assessment Trend assessment Laboratory microcosm studies.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE