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Development of practical application of biological tests for dredged material disposal (risk assessment protocol). - AE0254

Description
Summary Objective:-
Utilising statistical techniques, assess existing data sets on the toxicological properties of dredged material from sites in England and Wales. Compare biological assessment methodology used internationally and provide a risk assessment model.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable DEFRA to keep up to date with ecotoxicological assessment techniques used nationally and internationally e.g. at OSPAR and consider the suitability of these tests for routine use in the UK.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Development of practical application of biological tests for dredged material disposal (risk assessment protocol)   (230k)
• Final Report - Annex : AE0254 Bioaccumulation Technical Annexe   (191k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2002

Cost: £197,902
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Dredging              
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine