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Validity of Ambient Toxicity Tests for Predicting Biological Impact, Ohio River, Near Wheeling, West Virginia

By Mount, Donald I.

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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Validity of Ambient Toxicity Tests for Predicting Biological Impact, Ohio River, Near Wheeling, West Virginia  
Author: Mount, Donald I.
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Language: English
Subject: Ecology, Natural resource issues, Environemtal protection
Collections: Environmental Awareness Library Collection
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Publisher: United States Environmental Protection Agency

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Mount, D. I. (n.d.). Validity of Ambient Toxicity Tests for Predicting Biological Impact, Ohio River, Near Wheeling, West Virginia. Retrieved from http://worldebookfair.com/


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Excerpt: DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy and approved for publication. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

Table of Contents
Contents Page Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii List of Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi List of Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix List of Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x Executive Summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi Quality Assurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii 1. Introduction.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 2. Study Design and Site Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 3. Ambient Toxicity Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 3.1 River Flow Measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 3.2 Chemical and Physical Test Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 3.3 Ambient Toxicity Test Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 3.4 Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 4. Plankton Community Survey., . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 4.1 Community Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 4.2 Evaluation of the Zooplankton Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 5. Periphyton Community Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1 5.1 Chlorophyll a and Biomass Measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1 5.2 Evaluation of the Periphytic Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2 6. Macroinvertebrate Community Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 6.1 Community Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 6.2 Station Comparisons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 6.3 Evaluation of the Macroinvertebrate Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3 7. Comparison Between Laboratory Toxicity Tests and Instream Biological Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 7.0 Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 7.1 Comparison of Toxicity Test Results and Field Data . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . R-1 Appendix A: Toxicity Test and Analytical Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1 Appendix B: Biological Sampling and Analytical Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1 Appendix C: Additional Biological Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-1

 

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