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Biological harm of contaminant mixtures - AE1139

Summary Objectives:-
By a series of increasing complex laboratory experiments, evaluate the input of a homologous series of compounds e.g. metals or organics using a fish as a model to determine their significance. Assess multiple endpoints on test mixtures including investigation of sediment exposure routes.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Assist DEFRA by improving ecotoxicological knowledge on the environmental impact of chemicals, leading to better risk assessment procedures and thus, influence the registration and use of these compounds through appropriate licensing processes.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AE1139: Final Report Biological Harm of Contaminant Mixtures   (16292k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2002

To: 2009

Cost: £632,703
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine