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Title: DDT residues in Salinas River sediments
Student Author(s): Routh, Jerry D.
Faculty Advisor(s): Phillips, John
Pages: 33
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1971
Keywords: marine pollution
Abstract: Report contains information, tables, and graphs concerning the amount of DDT residues in sediment samples collected weekly at sites along the northern Salinas River between April 27 and May 17, 1971. A detailed explanation of the extraction technique with a recovery study is included. Conclusions indicate that total DDT derivatives range from 2 to 500 ppb at various sites. Preliminary information about the mode of DDT residue translocation and reasons for concentration is also presented.
Notes: Publ 1972, Bull. Environ. Contam. & Toxicol. 7: 168-176