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Are Fecal Sterols a Possible Alternative Indicator of Human Waste Contamination in Hawaiian Recreational Waters?

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title Are Fecal Sterols a Possible Alternative Indicator of Human Waste Contamination in Hawaiian Recreational Waters?
Creator Brostrom, Kathleen A
Subject Water--Pollution--Hawaii--Testing. Sterols--Testing.
Description Many of Hawaii’s recreational streams and beaches contain high fecal indicator bacteria levels that are not indicative of sewage pollution. Instead, this pollution is due to environmental sources of fecal bacteria which reside and multiply in tropical soils. Current EPA fecal indicator bacteria are no longer representative of human fecal contamination in tropical waters. Fecal sterols have been used as chemical indicators of fecal pollution in many parts of the world. The primary sterol found...
Date 2005-08
Type Thesis
Identifier Brostrom KA. 2005. Are fecal sterols a possible alternative indicator of human waste contamination in hawaiian recreational waters?. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/22259
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Unedited Reports. 2005-05
Rights All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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