Nitrifying bacteria study, Houston Ship Channel, 27 July 1977

Date

1977

Authors

Miertschin, James D.

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Publisher

Espey, Huston and Associates, Incorporated

Abstract

The Texas Department of Water Resources conducted a sampling survey on the Houston Ship Channel on 27 July 1977, collecting water and sediment samples for enumeration of nitrifying bacteria by Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc. Small populations of both ammonia-oxidizers and nitrite-oxidizers were detected in the water column, while larger populations were evident in Channel sediments.

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25 pgs.

Keywords

sediment analysis, sediment samples, nitrification, bacteria, nitrifying, ammonia, water quality

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