EDITOR'S NOTE: This paper represents 1 of 6 papers in the special series “Passive Sampling Methods for Contaminated Sediments,” which was generated from the SETAC Technical Workshop “Guidance on Passive Sampling Methods to Improve Management of Contaminated Sediments,” held November 2012 in Costa Mesa, California, USA. Recent advances in passive sampling methods (PSMs) offer an improvement in risk-based decision making, since bioavailability of sediment contaminants can be directly quantified. Forty-five experts, representing PSM developers, users, and decision makers from academia, government, and industry, convened to review the state of science to gain consensus on PSM applications in assessing and supporting management actions on contaminated sediments.
Special Series: Passive Sampling Methods for Contaminated Sediments
Passive sampling in contaminated sediment assessment: Building consensus to improve decision making
Version of Record online: 16 JAN 2014
© 2013 SETAC
Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
Volume 10, Issue 2, pages 163–166, April 2014
How to Cite
Parkerton, T. F. and Maruya, K. A. (2014), Passive sampling in contaminated sediment assessment: Building consensus to improve decision making. Integr Environ Assess Manag, 10: 163–166. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1488
- Issue online: 24 MAR 2014
- Version of Record online: 16 JAN 2014
- Accepted manuscript online: 18 OCT 2013 10:52PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 15 OCT 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 26 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Received: 19 JUL 2013
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