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Evaluating the Biological Efficacy of NaCl Brine as a Ballast Water

Dr. Hugh MacIsaac has been given a grant from the Canada Department of  Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to study how well a sodium chloride (NaCl)  brine mixture kills invasive species in ballast water.    (ballast water); (ballast ship); (ballast ships); (ballast tank);  (ballast tanks); (sodium chloride); (NaCl); (AIS); (aquatic invasive  species); (ANS); (aquatic nuisance species)

Status
In progress
Type
Project
Start Date
End Date
Scope of Study
Literature / Existing Data
Scale of Phenomena
Biochemical
Cellular
Physical/Chemical
Impact of Pollutants
Exotic Species
Socio-economic Consideration and Analysis
Shipping and Navigation
Annex Numbers
Review of Pollution from Shipping Sources

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