Extent and magnitude of copper contamination in marinas of the San Diego region, California, USA.

Abstract

Marinas are areas of special water quality concern because of the potential for pollutant accumulation within their protected waters. Perhaps the largest contaminant source to marinas is antifouling paints that leach copper to prevent the growth of encrusting organisms on vessel bottoms. Very little monitoring of marinas is typically conducted despite the… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Schiff2007ExtentAM, title={Extent and magnitude of copper contamination in marinas of the San Diego region, California, USA.}, author={Kenneth C. Schiff and Jeff Brown and Dario Diehl and Darrin J. Greenstein}, journal={Marine pollution bulletin}, year={2007}, volume={54 3}, pages={322-8} }