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Title: Target detection and mapping of aquatic hazardous waste sites in Massachusetts Bay utilizing sidescan sonar

Abstract

The oceans have frequently been used for disposal for a variety of industrial, chemical, and low-level radioactive wastes. In Massachusetts Bay, several areas have been used for the permitted and possible non-permitted disposal of waste containers with environmentally sensitive materials. During the Summer and Fall of 1991, the Industrial Waste Site (IWS) and the Boston Lightship Dumping Ground (BLDG) in Massachusetts Bay were the subject of intensive surveys to determine the areal extent, distribution and location of waste containers.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental Protection Agency, Narragansett, RI (United States). Environmental Research Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
5941651
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 5941651
Report Number(s):
PB-93-229698/XAB; EPA--600/A-93/204
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Also pub. as Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI. rept. no. CONTRIB-1405. Proceedings of Oceans 1992, Mastering the Oceans through Technology, Volume 1, Newport, RI., October 26-29, 1992. See also PB--85-170066
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; MAPPING; MARINE DISPOSAL; AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS; CONTAINERS; INDUSTRIAL WASTES; MAINE; MASSACHUSETTS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; SOLID WASTES; SONAR; SURVEYS; WATER POLLUTION; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; ECOSYSTEMS; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; NORTH AMERICA; POLLUTION; RANGE FINDERS; USA; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES 540350* -- Environment, Aquatic-- Site Resource & Use Studies-- (1990-); 540330 -- Environment, Aquatic-- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport-- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Keith, D.J., Capone, V., Cook, G.S., Casey, D.A., and Wiley, D.N.. Target detection and mapping of aquatic hazardous waste sites in Massachusetts Bay utilizing sidescan sonar. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Keith, D.J., Capone, V., Cook, G.S., Casey, D.A., & Wiley, D.N.. Target detection and mapping of aquatic hazardous waste sites in Massachusetts Bay utilizing sidescan sonar. United States.
Keith, D.J., Capone, V., Cook, G.S., Casey, D.A., and Wiley, D.N.. Wed . "Target detection and mapping of aquatic hazardous waste sites in Massachusetts Bay utilizing sidescan sonar". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {The oceans have frequently been used for disposal for a variety of industrial, chemical, and low-level radioactive wastes. In Massachusetts Bay, several areas have been used for the permitted and possible non-permitted disposal of waste containers with environmentally sensitive materials. During the Summer and Fall of 1991, the Industrial Waste Site (IWS) and the Boston Lightship Dumping Ground (BLDG) in Massachusetts Bay were the subject of intensive surveys to determine the areal extent, distribution and location of waste containers.},
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year = {Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1992},
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