Background quality of the marine sediments of the Pilbara coast (MTR1)

This report provides the results of a survey to determine the concentrations of a range of selected metal and organic chemicals in marine sediments under natural background conditions in the Pilbara region and to ascertain the applicability the nationally-recommended sediment quality guidelines from the Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality to the region. A set of sediment quality guidelines that could be applied to the marine environment off the Pilbara coast is provided.

Published Date: 
October 30, 2006
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