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Project: Application of the methodology for the characterisation of sediments of unnavigable waterways. Part : ecotoxicological tests.

01-JUL-96 – 31-DEC-99

This research aims at determining the ecotoxicity of sediments - on a routine basis - with the aid of 2 acute aquatic toxicity tests (24h test with Thamnocephalus platyurus and 72h test with Selenastrum capricornutum) and a limited toxicity identification procedure. A total of 90 sediments will be assessed.