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Assesment of the relative importance of biological, physical and chemical processes on transport of pollutants. - AE1129

Summary Objectives:-
Identify the key processes that affect the chemical composition and transport of priority pollutants such as radionuclides, heavy metals and hydrocarbon compounds, and develop conceptual models to assess their environmental impact over tens to hundred years.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Ensure that DEFRA`s regulatory procedures in the Irish Sea and elsewhere are developed on the basis of a proper understanding of pollutant behaviour in the marine environment.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Assessment of the Relative Importance of Biological, Physical and Chemical Processes on the Transport and Speciation of Pollutants, Particularly Radionuclides, in the Irish Sea   (366k)
• Final Report - Annex : Reference List   (721k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2002

Cost: £423,494
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine