ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: The author, Dr. David W. Moore, MEC Analytical Systems, Carlsbad,
CA, gratefully acknowledges the contributions of Drs. Todd Bridges, Jeffery A. Steevens, and Laura
S. Inouye, Environmental Risk Assessment Branch, Environmental Laboratory (EL), U.S. Army
Engineer Research and Development Center; Jack Word and Doug Diener, MEC; and Michael R.
Palermo, Environmental Processes and Engineering Division, EL; and Mrs. Lucinda Word, MEC,
in providing thoughtful comment and review of the manuscript. In addition, Mrs. Word,
Mrs. Michelle Patzius, MEC, and Ms. Suzie Watts, MEC, provided invaluable assistance in
preparing the manuscript for publication.
POINT OF CONTACT: For additional information, contact Dr. Todd S. Bridges (601-634-3626,
Todd.S.Bridges@erdc.usace.army.mil) or the Program Manager of the Dredging Operations and
Environment Research Program, Dr. Robert M. Engler (601-634-3624, Robert.M.Engler@
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