Preparation of Hazardous and Complex Samples for Ecological Testing

  • Kenneth M. Duke
  • David J. Bean
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 27)


Releases of complex mixtures into the environment can result in significant adverse ecological effects. These mixtures are often gaseous, liquid, or solid wastes from energy and industrial processes such as coal combustion and the manufacture of textiles. They may be the result of a single chemical or combustion process or a mixture of two or more waste streams generated by a facility. Some effluents may have undergone various levels of waste treatment before release. Of concern are those which are released into the environment in sufficient quantities to have a potential for adverse ecological effects.


Solid Waste Aquatic Test Environmental Research Laboratory Adverse Ecological Effect Battelle Columbus Laboratory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth M. Duke
    • 1
  • David J. Bean
    • 1
  1. 1.Bioenvironmental Sciences Section, Biological Sciences DepartmentBattelle Columbus LaboratoriesColumbusUSA

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