An assessment of the thermal effects on striped bass larvae entrained in the heated discharge of the Indian Point generating facilities units 2 & 3

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Issue Date
1979-07
Authors
Marine Sciences Research Center
Carter, Harry H.
Wilson, R. E. (Robert E.)
Publisher
Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University
Keywords
Marine Sciences. , Atmospheric Sciences. , New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. , Steam power plants -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- Indian Point. , Thermal pollution of rivers, lakes, etc. -- New York (State). , Striped bass. , Fishes -- Effect of temperature on -- New York (State).
Abstract
from the abstract, "In this report we have modelled the excess temperature and velocity fields associated with the heated discharge from a large generating station sited on a tidal estuary and used the model, together with appropriate thermal resistance data, to evaluate thermally induced mortality levels of striped bass post yolk sac larvae entrained in the thermal plume of the Consolidated Edision Inc./Power Authority of the State of New York generating facilities on the Hudson River at Indian Point (Units 2&3). . .The model further suggests that the zone of influence or withdrawal of the intakes is limited to 20-30 meters in the lateral direction."
Description
viii, 33 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bibliography.
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