Accession Number:

ADA629308

Title:

Mechanisms and Factors Regulating the Uptake and Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Phytoplankton

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE BEAUFORT NC BEAUFORT LAB

Report Date:

1997-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Our long-term research goal is to determine the influence of pollutant metals on the productivity and species composition of phytoplankton communities in coastal waters and to determine the role of algal metal uptake in controlling the particulate removal and biogeochemical cycling of metals.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Toxicology
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE