Title

In 1987, the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences determined that New England f

Source

Island Journal

Date

1991

Volume Number

Volume 8

Pages

86

Abstract

In 1987, the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences determined that New England flooding was carrying millions of cubic yards of toxic sediments down rivers and into the Gulf of Maine. Satellite images of the Kennebec River triggered a $100,000 research grant from Bath Iron Works to study the connection among the land, river, and ocean. Details, satellite maps.

Subjects

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences West Boothbay Harbor, Pollution of rivers, harbors, etc

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