Accession Number:

ADA165307

Title:

The Environmental Quality of Sediments in a Contained Dredged Material Disposal Facility of an Industrialized Seaport: Open Ocean Disposal Alternatives.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. for period ending Oct 83,

Corporate Author:

OLD DOMINION UNIV NORFOLK VA APPLIED MARINE RESEARCH LAB

Report Date:

1984-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

148.0

Abstract:

Most of the sediments of the Craney Island Facility appear to have been rendered fairly innocuous by dilution and weathering processes. Pollution potential least for southern region, greatest for western area, with northern and central regions being intermediate. Vast majority of sediments tested appear to meet criteria for open ocean disposal. Keywords Grain size Geochemistry.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE