Science Serving Maryland's Coasts


Interaction of copper and cadmium with microbial benthos biofilm and effects on oyster larvae set

Principal Investigator: 

Ronald Weiner

Start/End Year: 

1993 to 1995


University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Principal investigator: 

Marianne Walch, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute



1. Test biomagnification of Cu and Cd by microbial biofilms. Test set of Crassostrea virginica and C. gigas on biofilms exposed to Cu and Cd. Test toxicity of Cu ancl Cd for C. virginica and C. gigas.