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Microbial Source Tracking in Aquatic Ecosystems: The State of the Science and an Assessment of Needs

Publishing Information

© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2005

To obtain additional copies:

Science & Technology Liaison Division
Science & Technology Strategies Directorate
Science & Technology Branch
Environment Canada
867 Lakeshore Road, P.O. Box 5050
Burlington , Ontario L7R 4A6
S&TLiaison@ec.gc.ca

or

Tom Edge
Aquatic Ecosystem Protection Research Division
Water Science & Technology Directorate
Science & Technology Branch
Environment Canada
867 Lakeshore Road, P.O. Box 5050
Burlington , Ontario L7R 4A6

Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Microbial source tracking in aquatic ecosystems : the state of the science and an assessment of needs.

(NWRI scientific assessment report series ; no. 7)
“Linking Water Science to Policy Workshop Series Report”.
“Editors of the Workshop proceedings: Tom Edge ... Karl Schaefer”.
Issued also in French under title: Le dépistage des sources de pollution microbienne dans les écosystèmes aquatiques, état de la science et évaluation des besoins.

Available also on the Internet.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-662-42946-X
Cat. no.: En13-2/7-2006E

1. Water--Pollution--Point source identification--Congresses. 2. Water quality biological assessment--Methodology--Congresses. 3. Organic water pollutants--Congresses. 4. Bacterial pollution of water--Congresses. 5. Water quality management-- Canada--Congresses. I. Edge, Thomas A., 1960- II. Schaefer, Karl Alfred, 1963- III. National Water Research Institute ( Canada) IV. Series.

TD424.4.C3M52 2006     628.1’61    C2006-980054-5

This report may be cited as follows:

Edge, T.A. and K.A. Schaefer (ed.). 2006. Microbial Source Tracking in Aquatic Ecosystems: The State of the Science and an Assessment of Needs. National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario. NWRI Scientific Assessment Report Series No. 7 and Linking Water Science to Policy Workshop Series. 23 p.

Acknowledgements: Many thanks to Linda Gysbers and Jenn Dykeman, National Water Research Institute, and the City of Toronto for assisting with Workshop organization, Leah Brannen and Kristin May for editing previous drafts, and to Grazyna Modzynski for layout and design.

Photo Credits: Photo.com, Tom Edge, Rob Phillips, Quintin Rochfort and Robert Kent.

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