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Fate and bioavailability of antifouling booster biocides in harbour, dock and marine dredge material - AE0255

Summary Objective:-
Through a series of laboratory experiments, evaluate the environmental fate and bioavailability of the compounds that may be used as antifoulants on marine vessels. Determine the acute and sub-lethal response of commercially important marine species and assess the appropriateness of existing models.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Assist DEFRA to evaluate the risk posed from antifoulant compounds and suggest acceptable levels of sediment contamination for FEPA licensing purposes.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AE0255   (341k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2004

Cost: £380,528
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine