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Editorial xi M. Munawar Welcome xiii M. Kumagai, M. Munawar, T. Murphy Foreword xv U. Borgmann Overview of Bioassessment and Management of Sediments A tiered, weight-of-evidence approach for evaluating aquatic ecosystems 3 G.A. Burton, Jr., C.D. Rowland, M.S. Greenberg, D.R. Lavoie, J.F. Nordstrom, L. M. Eggert Assessing metal impacts in sediments: key questions and how to answer them 23 U. Borgmann Canadian application of bioassays for environmental management: a review 39 C. Blaise Eutrophication control by sediment treatment: Common assumptions and misconceptions 59 T.P. Murphy, M. Kumagai, K. Ishikawa Monitoring Sediment Contamination: Spatial and Temporal trends Contaminated sediment in the Buffalo River Area of Concern – historical trends and current conditions 81 K.N. Irvine, K.M. Frothingham, M.C. Rossi, S. Pickard, J. Atkinson, T. Bajak Heavy metals in the burrowing bivalve (Solen Strictus) from tidal flats along the western coast of South Korea 113 G-S. Hwang, H-S. Shin, K. Kim, S-K. Yeo, J-S. Kim Table of Contents Assessment of chlorinated organic pollutants in the sediments of a coastal area of the Tyrrhenian Sea (Ombrone River-Italy): a case-study of multivariate approach for marine sediment characterisation 125 A. M. Cicero, M. G. Finoia, M. Gabellini, E. Pietrantonio, G. Romanelli, E. Romano Geochemical and surface properties of river sediments in Eastern China 139 J. Chen, F. Wang, Y. Zhang Monitoring of concentrations of heavy metals in water, sediment and fish in the river Ganga, India 157 M.A. Khan, R.S. Panwar, A.K. Mathur, R.. Jetly Bioavailability, Toxicity, Risk Assessment and Treatment Multi-trophic bioassessment of stressed “Areas of Concern” of the Lake Erie watershed 169 M. Munawar, I.F. Munawar, M. Burley, S. Carou, H. Niblock Contamination in intertidal areas: Risks of increased bioavailability 193 P.J. den Besten Laboratory assay of TNT (2,4,6-trinitro-toluene) fate and toxicity in seawater and sediment 207 G. Dave, E. Nilsson Field test of ammunition (TNT) dumping in the ocean 213 G. Dave Weakly-bound metals and total nutrient concentrations of bulk sediments from some water reservoirs in Sao Paulo State, Brazil 221 A.A. Mozeto, P.F. Silvério, F.C.F. DePaula, J.E. Bevilacqua, E. Patella, W. de F. Jardim Influence of sea cucumber on sediment improvement in a closed aquatic environment 241 K. Kurata, Y. Kozuki, M. Kitano, K. Otsuka, H. Murakami viii Decomposition of organotin compounds in dredged material from harbours by means of an electrochemical process 257 H. Stichnothe, W. Calmano Sediment-Water Interactions and Eutrophication Spatial and temporal trends in chlorophyll a, nutrients, and sediment in relation to avian mortality, Whitewater Lake, Manitoba, Canada 269 K.N. Irvine, T.P. Murphy, T. Tang, L.M. Greer, D. Walters Surface water recruitment of bloom-forming cyanobacteria from deep water sediments of Lake Biwa, Japan 287 K. Ishikawa, S. Tsujimura, M. Kumagai, H. Nakahara Effects of palaeoclimate on chemical and mechanical erosions in watershed recorded in lake sediments: The case of Daihai Lake (Northern China) 307 Z. Jin, S. Wang, J. Shen, F. Li, X. Lu Estimation of phosphorus flux between bottom sediments and the water column in a shallow reservoir 317 K. Amano, J. Li, H. Suzuki, Y. Yasuda The effects of sediment resuspension on phosphate release from sediment into the water column 337 J. Li, K. Amano, Y. Yasuda A physico-ecological engineering system to reduce the eutrophication in Wulihu Bay, Taihu Lake, China. 353 C. Hu, W. Hu, J. Qian, P. Pu ix ...


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