Accession Number:

ADA413697

Title:

Development of Sediment Extracts for Rapid Assessment of Organic Contaminant Bioavailability

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Report Date:

2003-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This technical note describes the development of sediment extraction procedures for evaluating the bioaccumulation potential of non-polar organic contaminants from dredged material. Potential approaches are described and the experimental procedure of the sediment extraction approach for assessing bioavailability is outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE