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WRRCTMR No.32 Bacterial Pollution Indicators in Hawaiian Coastal Waters

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Title: WRRCTMR No.32 Bacterial Pollution Indicators in Hawaiian Coastal Waters
Authors: Young, Reginald H.F.
LC Subject Headings: Marine pollution -- Measurement -- Hawaii.
Enterobacteriaceae.
Water -- Microbiology -- Hawaii.
Water -- Pollution -- Hawaii.
Water quality -- Measurement -- Hawaii.
Issue Date: Jan 1972
Publisher: Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation: Young RHF. 1972. Bacterial pollution indicators in Hawaiian coastal water. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical memorandum report, 32.
Series/Report no.: WRRC Technical Memorandum Reports
32
Abstract: The use of the coliform bacteria as the indicator organism to identify fecal contamination has universal acceptance in the fields of public health and pollution control. However, it is well documented that
the interpretation of the results using the coliform groups is subject to discussion particularly in relation to the marine environment. In the present study laboratory work was accomplished with fecal coliform and fecal streptococcus organisms to determine survival rates under varying conditions of salinity.
Sponsor: Water Resources Research Center University of Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii
Pages/Duration: i + 15 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3357
Appears in Collections:WRRC Technical Memorandum Reports



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