Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/CBT-31

Impact of sediment-associated contaminants on benthic species in Chesapeake Bay: Implications for carbon and contaminant transfer in food webs - a continuation

Principal Investigator: 

James G. Sanders

Start/End Year: 

1994 to 1997

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Gerhardt F. Riedel, Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Laboratory

Description: 

To use microcosm studies to measure the availability, the rate of uptake, trophic transfer, and the toxicity of toxic trace elements released from contaminated sediments to representative benthic species.