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Open Access Contaminated Aquatic Sediments

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Abstract:

A review of the literature published in print and/or online in 2011 on subjects relating to the assessment, evaluation and remediation of contaminated aquatic sediments is presented. The review is divided into the following sections: policy, methodology, chemical distribution, fate and transport, bioavailability, bioaccumulation, toxicity, risk assessment and remediation.

Keywords: BIOAVAILABILITY; BIODEGRADATION; CAPPING; METALS; METHYLMERCURY; ORGANIC CHEMICALS; POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS; POLYNUCLEAR AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS; REMEDIATION; TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON; TOXICITY; TREATMENT

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/106143012X13407275695553

Publication date: 2012-10-01

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