THE DELAWARE ESTUARY SYSTEM, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS. IMPACTS OF A DEEPWATER TERMINAL. VOLUME I. ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH A DEEPWATER PORT IN THE DELAWARE BAY AREA

The report draws largely from published materials to review the environmental problems associated with a deepwater port in the Delaware Bay area. The general description includes site locations and proposed facilities, geological setting, physical environment, and biological environment. The effect of construction and maintenance is concerned with a proposed 20-mile site, 8-mile site, Cape May site, and Big Stone Beach site, and the impact on Phytoplankton, Zooplankton, Finfish, and Benthos. The effect of oil spills is concerned with fate of oil spill, environmental effects of dry bulk commodities, and secondary effects. Reference are cited.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-239670, and PB-239671. Prepared in cooperation with Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Rutgers--The State University, New Brunswirk, N.J.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Delaware, Newark

    College of Marine Studies
    Newark, DE  United States  19716
  • Authors:
    • Maurer, D
  • Publication Date: 1974-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 208 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NSF/RA/E-74-017
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-GI-33369
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM