Nearshore sediment monitoring for the Stormwater Action Monitoring (SAM) program, Puget Sound, Western Washington

Category: Fish/Shellfish Research

Published: 2019

Pages: 2

Author(s): Robert Black, Abby Barnes, Colin Elliot, Jennifer Lanksbury

  • Chemical concentrations of metals and organics in nearshore sediments adjacent to Urban Growth Areas are generally low.
  • Nearshore sediment chemical concentrations are significantly related to Puget Sound Drift Cells.

Suggested citation

Black, R., Barnes, A., Elliot, C., and Lanksbury, J.A. (2019) Nearshore sediment monitoring for the Stormwater Action Monitoring (SAM) program, Puget Sound, Western Washington. p. 30 in 2018 Salish Sea Toxics Monitoring Synthesis: A Selection of Research. Edited by C.A. James, R. Jordan, M. Langness, J. Lanksbury, D. Lester, S. O’Neill, K. Song, and C. Sullivan. Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program. Tacoma, WA. 88 pp: https://www.eopugetsound.org/articles/2018-salish-sea-toxics-monitoring-synthesis