Sediment quality of North Carolina estuaries: an integrative assessment of sediment contamination, toxicity, and condition of benthic fauna

Hyland, J.L.; Balthis, W.L.
December 2000
Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress & Recovery;Dec2000, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p107
Academic Journal
Evaluates the sediment quality of North Carolina estuaries using synoptic data on sediment chemistry, toxicity and macroinfaunal community structure. Statistical estimation of the spatial extent of degraded and non-degraded condition across the estuaries; Comparison of sediment contamination to other U.S. coastal regions.


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