Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling

2nd Edition

By Alena Mudroch, Scott D. MacKnight

CRC Press

256 pages

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Hardback: 9781566700276
pub: 1994-08-10
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This up-to-date revision of a bestseller sets the standard for planning and implementing cost-effective sediment sampling programs. Handbook of Techniques for Aquatic Sediments Sampling, Second Edition is the only comprehensive text on procedures for sampling bottom sediments, suspended sediments, and sediment pore water. Practical guidance is also provided for sample handling and preservation to ensure accurate physicochemical analysis. No other reference source provides more tools for obtaining representative samples for evaluating potential contaminant effects on aquatic environments.

Table of Contents

Introduction, A. Mudroch and S.D. MacKnight

Project and Data Review, A. Mudroch and S.D. MacKnight

Selection of Bottom Sediment Sampling Stations, S.D. MacKnight

Bottom Sediment Sampling, A. Mudroch and S.D. MacKnight

Sampling the Settling and Suspended Particulate Matter, F. Rosa, J. Bloesch, and D.E. Rathke

Sediment Preservation, Processing, and Storage, A. Mudroch and R.A. Bourbonniere

Sediment Pore Water Sampling, D.D. Adams

Case Studies, J.M. Azcue, J.R.D. Guimarães, A. Mudroch, P. Mudroch, and O. Malm

About the Authors

Mudroch\, Alena; MacKnight\, Scott D.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General