ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)67862
CIS number 96-2242
ISBN(s) 0-660-16297-0
Year 1994
Convention or series no. EPS 1/RM/29
Title Guidance document on collection and preparation of sediments for physicochemical characterization and biological testing
Bibliographic information Environmental Protection Publications, Technology Transfer Office, Environmental Technology Advancement Directorate, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3, Canada, Dec. 1994. xxix, 132+12p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CAD 34.95.
Abstract Methods recommended in Canada for the selection of sampling stations for eco-toxicological studies are described together with those for the collection, storage, transportation and manipulation of whole sediment samples from marine, estuarine and freshwater environments. Procedures are outlined for monitoring and assessment purposes and for permit requirements for open-water disposal of dredged materials. This publication is also available in French.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; drainage; sampling methods; environmental pollution; water pollution; ecotoxicology
Descriptors (secondary) glossary; report on investigation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Environmental pollution