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Development and Evaluation of Consensus-Based Sediment Quality Guidelines for Freshwater Ecosystems
Numerical sediment quality guidelines (SQGs) for freshwater ecosystems have previously been developed using a variety of approaches. Each approach has certain advantages and limitations whichExpand
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Development and evaluation of sediment quality guidelines for Florida coastal waters
The weight-of-evidence approach to the development of sediment quality guidelines (SQGs) was modified to support the derivation of biological effects-based SQGs for Florida coastal waters. NumericalExpand
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A Preliminary Evaluation of Sediment Quality Assessment Values for Freshwater Ecosystems
Abstract Sediment quality assessment values were developed using a weight of evidence approach in which matching biological and chemical data from numerous modelling, laboratory, and field studiesExpand
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Calculation and uses of mean sediment quality guideline quotients: a critical review.
Fine-grained sediments contaminated with complex mixtures of organic and inorganic chemical contaminants can be toxic in laboratory tests and/or cause adverse impacts to resident benthic communities.Expand
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Estimating Uncertainty in Population Growth Rates: Jackknife vs. Bootstrap Techniques
Although per capita rates of increase (r) have been calculated by population biologists for decades, the inability to estimate uncertainty (variance) associated with r values has until recentlyExpand
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Predictions of Sediment Toxicity Using Consensus-Based Freshwater Sediment Quality Guidelines
The objectives of this study were to compare approaches for evaluating the combined effects of chemical mixtures on the toxicity in field-collected sediments and to evaluate the ability ofExpand
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Development, Evaluation, and Application of Sediment Quality Targets for Assessing and Managing Contaminated Sediments in Tampa Bay, Florida
Tampa Bay is a large, urban estuary that is located in west central Florida. Although water quality conditions represent an important concern in this estuary, information from numerous sourcesExpand
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Development and evaluation of consensus-based sediment effect concentrations for polychlorinated biphenyls†
Sediment-quality guidelines (SQGs) have been published for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) using both empirical and theoretical approaches. Empirically based guidelines have been developed using theExpand
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Methods for measuring the toxicity and bioaccumulation of sediment-associated contaminants with freshwater invertebrates
Procedures are described for testing freshwater organisms in the laboratory to evaluate the toxicity or bioaccumulation of contaminants associated with whole sediments. Sediments may be collectedExpand
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Histological alternation and vitellogenin induction in adult rare minnow (Gobiocypris rarus) after exposure to ethynylestradiol and nonylphenol.
Adult rare minnow (Gobiocypris rarus) were exposed to 0, 1, 5, and 25 ng/l (nominal concentrations) of 17alpha-ethynylestradiol (EE2) and 3, 10, and 30 microg/l (nominal concentrations) ofExpand
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