Contaminant flux from sediments: Impact on Chesapeake Bay food webs
Principal Investigator:Gerhardt F. Riedel
Start/End Year:1993 to 1995
Institution:Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center
Co-Principal investigator:James G. Sanders, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory; Cynthia C. Gilmour, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory
To use microcosm studies to measure the availability and the rate of uptake of toxic trace elements released from contaminated sediments, by natural estuarine communities and the effect of these compounds on the lower trophic levels.