Application of bioassays in toxicological hazard, risk and impact assessments of dredged sediments.

@article{Schipper2010ApplicationOB,
  title={Application of bioassays in toxicological hazard, risk and impact assessments of dredged sediments.},
  author={C. Maarten A. Schipper and Ivonne M. C. M. Rietjens and Robert M Burgess and Albertinka Jacoba Murk},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 11},
  pages={2026-42}
}
Given the potential environmental consequences of dumped dredged harbour sediments it is vital to establish the potential risks from exposure before disposal at sea. Currently, European legislation for disposal of contaminated sediments at sea is based on chemical analysis of a limited number of well-known contaminants for which maximum acceptable… CONTINUE READING