Fate and effect of oil in the aquatic environment, Gulf Coast region

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Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service , Narragansett, R.I, Springfield, Va
Oil pollution of the
Statementby Lewis R. Brown.
SeriesResearch reporting series. 3. Ecological research -- EPA-600/3-80-058 a., Research reporting series -- EPA-600/3-80-058 a.
ContributionsMississippi State University., Environmental Research Laboratory (Narragansett, R.I.)
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Open LibraryOL17822940M

This report is a summary of the results of a three and one-half year study of the fate and effect of oil on the aquatic environment of the Gulf Coast Region. Phase I involved laboratory studies on selected members of the ecosystem and the establishment of an estuarine pilot-plant ecosystem.

Fate and effect of oil in the aquatic environment, Gulf Coast region. Narragansett, R.I.: Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency ; Springfield, Va.: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Get this from a library. Fate and effect of oil in the aquatic environment, Gulf Coast region. [Lewis R Brown; Environmental Research Laboratory (Narragansett, R.I.),].

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