Meteorological conditions leading to the 1987 and 1988 washups of floatable wastes on New York and New Jersey beaches and comparison of these conditions with the historical record.
During the summers of 1987 and 1988, the New York Bight once again experienced a serie of incidents in which waterborne, flotable, waste materials and debris were stranded on area beaches.Medically-related wastes were of particular concern.The sources of floatable wastes are identified and local climatological data are used to explain the process by which floatable materials was transported.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Déchet urbain, Déchet solide, Rejet eau usée, Corps flottant, Météorologie, Action vent, Zone côtière, Source pollution, Pollution eau, Eau mer, Lessivage, Devenir polluant, New York, Plage
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Urban waste, Solid waste, Waste water discharge, Floating body, Meteorology, Wind effect, Coastal zone, Pollution source, Water pollution, Seawater, Leaching, Pollutant behavior, New York, Beaches
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0087814
Code Inist : 001D16B03. Création : 199406.