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Healthy sediment makes for healthy wetlands and healthy wetlands are essential for protecting water quality and providing fish and wildlife habitats. Most sediment toxicologist call SETAC home and home their science here.


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Workshop Summaries

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SETAC Technical Workshop (2012): Guidance on Passive Sampling Methods to Improve Management of Contaminated Sediments

SETAC Technical Workshop (2001): Porewater Toxicity Testing: Biological, Chemical, and Ecological Considerations with a Review of Methods and Applications, and Recommendations for Future Areas of Research


Free download: Use of Sediment Quality Guidelines (2005)

Journal Articles

IEAM Special Series: Passive Sampling Methods for Contaminated Sediments. IEAM 10(2)

ET&C Critical Review. Mechanistic sediment quality guidelines based on contaminant bioavailability: Equilibrium partitioning sediment benchmarks. ET&C 32(1):102-114