Assessment of Contaminated Sediments Web References

Most of these links will take you off of the MPCA's website.

Sampling and analysis of chemical, physical, and biological endpoints

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Great Lakes National Program Office (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Geological Survey

A Guide to the Proper Selection and Use of Federally Approved Sediment and Water-Quality Samplers

A Guidance Manual to Support the Assessment of Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater Ecosystems

U.S. Navy

State agencies

Canadian agencies

A Guidance Manual to Support the Assessment of Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater, Estuarine, and Marine Ecosystems (British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection)

American Society for Testing and Materials

Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials

Great Lakes Commission

International Joint Commission

United Nations Environment Programme

Sediment quality guidelines

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Procedures for the Derivation of Equilibrium Partitioning Sediment Benchmarks (ESBs) for the Protection of Benthic Organisms

U.S. Geological Survey

State agencies

Canadian agencies

Other