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Organochlorine and heavy metals residues in the nearshore biota of the Canadian Lower Great Lakes

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dc.contributor.author Suns, K.
dc.contributor.author Curry, C.
dc.contributor.author Fitzsimons, J.
dc.contributor.author Rees, G.
dc.contributor.author Loesher, B.
dc.coverage.spatial Great Lakes
dc.coverage.spatial Grand River
dc.coverage.spatial Oakville Creek
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-04T15:10:06Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-04T15:10:06Z
dc.date.copyright 1978
dc.date.created 1978-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/14467
dc.description.abstract In order to determine the impairment of water quality and assess the effects of contaminants on the biota, field surveys of selected areas of the boundary waters in Ontario were undertaken by the Canadian Task D, Subactivity-3 of the International Joint Commission, Pollution from Land Use Activities Reference Group (Lower Great Lakes). The primary purpose of this study was to determine the levels of persistent contaminants in the biota of estuaries of the drainage basins chosen, as well as to interpret the results in terms of biological significance by utilizing the available information in literature.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher International Joint Commission
dc.relation.ispartofseries Task Group D (Canadian Section) International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land Use Activities
dc.rights Unless a copyright is indicated, information is in the public domain and may be copied and distributed without permission. Citation of the IJC or the appropriate IJC Board as source of the information is appreciated.If a copyright is indicated on a video, photo, graphic, or other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.
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dc.subject water quality
dc.subject contaminants
dc.subject bioaccumulation
dc.subject biota
dc.subject suspended solids
dc.subject plankton
dc.subject benthos
dc.subject fish
dc.subject organics
dc.subject metals
dc.title Organochlorine and heavy metals residues in the nearshore biota of the Canadian Lower Great Lakes
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder International Joint Commission
dc.contributor.affiliation Ontario Ministry of the Environment
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