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Year Two Report_A Pilot Study for Ambient Toxicity Testing in Chesapeake Bay

Published: November 01, 1992

this pilot study was designed to evaluate ambient toxicity in the Chesapeake Bay watershed by using a battery of water column, sediment and suborganismal tests.  A team of scientists from three Chesapeake Bay research laboratories worked jointly to complete this goal.  Water column toxicity studies were directed by Lenwood W. Hall, Jr. of the University of Maryland System's Agricultural Experiment Station, sediment toxicity tests were managed by Raymond W. Alden, III of Old Dominion Applied Marine Research Laboratory, and suborganismal tests were directed by Jay Gooch of the University of Maryland System's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory.  this report summarizes data from the second year of this two-year study.  The following government agencies were responsible for supporting and/or managing this research:  Maryland Department of Natural Resources (CB-90-001-005), Maryland Department of Environment (182-C-MDE-91), and the U.S. Environmental Protection AGency (X-003554-01).

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