Biological surveys on the Savannah River in the vicinity of the Savannah River Plant (1951-1976)

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In 1951, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia was contracted by the Savannah River Plant to initiate a long-term monitoring program in the Savannah River. The purpose of this program was to determine the effect of the Savannah River Plant on the Savannah River aquatic ecosystem. The data from this monitoring program have been computerized by the Savannah River Laboratory, and are summarized in this report. During the period from 1951-1976, 16 major surveys were conducted by the Academy in the Savannah River. Water chemistry analyses were made, and all major biological communities were sampled qualitatively during the spring ... continued below

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Matthews, R. A. April 1, 1982.

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In 1951, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia was contracted by the Savannah River Plant to initiate a long-term monitoring program in the Savannah River. The purpose of this program was to determine the effect of the Savannah River Plant on the Savannah River aquatic ecosystem. The data from this monitoring program have been computerized by the Savannah River Laboratory, and are summarized in this report. During the period from 1951-1976, 16 major surveys were conducted by the Academy in the Savannah River. Water chemistry analyses were made, and all major biological communities were sampled qualitatively during the spring and fall of each survey year. In addition, quantitative diatom data have been collected quarterly since 1953. Major changes in the Savannah River basin, in the Savannah River Plant's activities, and in the Academy sampling patterns are discussed to provide a historical overview of the biomonitoring program. Appendices include a complete taxonomic listing of species collected from the Savannah River, and summaries of the entire biological and physicochemical data base.

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  • Other: DE82013691
  • Report No.: DP-1531
  • Grant Number: AC09-76SR00001
  • DOI: 10.2172/5213642 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5213642
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1053316

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Matthews, R. A. Biological surveys on the Savannah River in the vicinity of the Savannah River Plant (1951-1976), report, April 1, 1982; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1053316/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.