Biological Monitoring in Water Pollution by John Cairns

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Bacterial heterotrophic potentials have also t e s t e d in l e n t i c s y s t e m s . G i l l e s p i e Gillespie (1976) calculated (1976) been and Bowie & heterotrophic poten­ V^ax tials b a s e d o n [^"^CJglucose a n d [ ^ ' ^ C ] g l u t a m i c uptake microbial in b i o l o g i c a l monitoring. Occasionally t h e s e p l a n t s r e c e i v e a p u l s e of t o x i c s u b s t a n c e s impair or destroy the microbial functional that processes 10 n e c e s s a r y for a d e q u a t e t r e a t m e n t of t h e effluent.

T h o m p s o n K. W . (1980) A c o m p u t e r interfaced toxicity testing system for simulating variable effluent loading. In Process Measurements for Environ­ mental Assessment (edited by Levins P . L . , Harris J. C . & Drewitz Κ. D . ) , p p . 183-198. A r t h u r D . Little, I n c . , Cambridge, Mass. Cairns J. J r . , T h o m p s o n K. W . , L a n d e r s J. D . J r . , McKee M . J. & Hendricks A . C . (1980) Suitability of some fresh­ water a n d m a r i n e fishes for use with a m i n i c o m p u t e r interfaced biological m o n i t o r i n g system.

Water Res. Bull. 16(3), 421-427. C a i r n s J. J r . , T h o m p s o n K. W . & H e n d r i c k s A . C . (1981a) Effects of Fluctuating Sublethal Applications of Heavy Metal Solutions upon the Gill Ventilatory Response of Bluegills (Lepomis macrochirus). National Technical I n f o r m a t i o n Service, Springfield, Va. PB81-150 997, 90 p p . Cairns J. J r . , T h o m p s o n K. W . & H e n d r i c k s A . C . (1981b) Effects of fluctuating, sublethal applications of heavy metals u p o n the gill ventilatory response of bluegills (Lepomis macrochirus).

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