Silver Biotic Ligand Model (BLM): Refinement of an Acute BLM for Silver, Phase 2

WERF Report 99-ECO-1-2T


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Publication Date: 01/12/2008

Pages: 90

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781843397960

eISBN: 9781780403656

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  • The Ag BLM investigations lead to an improved understanding of the bioavailability and toxicity of Ag to aquatic organisms.
  • Demonstrates that the ability of the Ag BLM to predict site-specific effect levels in aquatic environments has been improved.
  • Provides an expanded database for use in derivation of a BLM-based Ag WQC.
  • The U.S. EPA has indicated its intent to incorporate the Ag BLM into an updated WQC for Ag.
  • Documents results of the WERF Ag BLM project in seven manuscripts that will be available to WERF subscribers. (See Appendix A for a list of manuscripts.)
  • Keywords: Silver, biotic ligand model, bioavailability, Ceriodaphnia dubia, Pimephales promelas

Dominic M. Di Toro

Paul R. Paquin

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