An Algal Assay Study on the Effects of Metals and Nutrient Discharges on the Algal Growth Potential in the Columbia River, British Columbia
Data ReportMicroform - 1987
A lead/zinc smelter and fertilizer complex at Trail, British Columbia discharges effluents into the Columbia River across theCanada-United States border. Water quality monitoring was done in 1977-79,with decreases expected due to modernization of the smelting operationsplanned for the late 1970s through to the early 1990s. This report presentsthe algal assay results taken from sampling done from 1978-1982, with accompanying data on the concentrations of chemicals and indigenous algae inthe river water. A description of the field and laboratory methods used inthe study is included, as are references.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Environment Canada, Conservation and Protection, Inland Waters and Lands, Pacific and Yukon Region, 1987
Description: 331 p
Branch Call Number: MF BC-DOC 87-04936