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Contaminants in bottom sediments of the St. Lawrence River in June 1975.

Canada. Inland Waters Directorate.

Contaminants in bottom sediments of the St. Lawrence River in June 1975.

by Canada. Inland Waters Directorate.

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Published by Environment Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published in 1988.

SeriesTechnical bulletin (Canada. Inlands Waters Directorate) -- no.147
ContributionsKuntz, K.W.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19052707M
ISBN 100662161750

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Ontario Region. Water Quality Branch.]. is, the total quantity of contaminants transported) in the St. Lawrence River during the hydrological year was estimated. These calculations were performed from measurements taken at the two main inlets to the St.

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Lawrence River water have been measured on a monthly basis over a 2 year period. posed to toxic contaminants leaching from their surfaces (Rochman et al. Here, we document the spatial extent and density of microplastic pollution in the sediments of the St.

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