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Tiered approach to the assessment of metal compliance in surface waters

Scientific review of using a tiered approach to assess metal compliance in surface waters

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Tiered approach to the assessment of metal compliance in surface waters

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Tiered approach to the assessment of metal compliance in surface waters. Extension report: nickel

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This is a scientific review of using a tiered approach to assess metal compliance with the results for copper and zinc given as examples. The approach progressively takes into account background concentrations of the metals and their bioavailability.