Observations of an oil spill bioremediation activity in Galveston Bay, Texas

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1991

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Mearns AJ
National Ocean Surv. RMUOoOaMA

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Bioremediation is a technology that attempts to accelerate microbial degradation of oil or other substances. This involves the application of nutrients or microbial products to contaminated environments. The goal is to enhance the natural process of chemical degradation. The report summarizes observations on the application and monitoring of a bioremediation activity in oiled marshes of Galveston Bay, Texas in August 1990

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ASW,USA,Texas,Galveston Bay, biodegradation, bioremediation, Environments, Galveston Bay, Marshes, Monitoring, Nutrients, oil, oil pollution, Pollution control, Q5 01505 Prevention and control, Salt marshes, Texas

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