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POSTER: Copper in Puget Sound Marinas: the role of antifouling paint

Publication number Date Published
18-03-016April 2018
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Author(s) Hobbs, W., M. McCall, and J. Lanksbury
Description Marinas have been shown to contribute elevated levels of metals to marine waters, copper (Cu) in particular. The Cu comes primarily from antifouling paints which are designed to discourage biofouling (barnacles, mussels, and other organisms) of boat hulls. This study provides baseline data for Cu in five marinas of different configuration and size within Puget Sound and also assesses potential impacts to marine biota.
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Keywords biofilm, urban bays, sediment trap, poster, metals, toxic, zinc, shipyard, Puget Sound, ship, shipbuilding, shipping, paint, marina, copper, antifouling paint, mussels
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