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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Included in this document are three sections which describe the efforts of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's staff on the Role of Sediments in the Storage, Movement,and Biological Uptake of Kepone in Estuarine Environments.

The first section is entitled: "Kepone in James River Sediment," by Maynard M. Nichols and Richard C. Trotman. The second, "Kepone Water-Sediment Elutriates," by Robert J. Huggett and the third, ''Uptake of Kepone From Suspended Sediments by Oysters, Rangia and Macoma," is by Dexter S. Haven and Reinaldo Morales-Alamo.

Also attached is a progress report on the EPA funded James River Hydrographical Survey Study which was conducted in the late summer of 1977.


Chlordecone -- Environmental aspects -- Virginia -- James River, Estuarine sediments -- Virginia -- James River -- Analysis



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