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KABAM Version 1.0 - User's Guide and Technical Documentation

KABAM (KOW (based) Aquatic BioAccumulation Model) is a water model used by OPP to estimate potential bioaccumulation of hydrophobic organic pesticides in freshwater aquatic food webs and subsequent risks to mammals and birds via consumption of contaminated aquatic prey. This model can also be used to estimate pesticide concentrations in fish tissues consumed by humans.

KABAM files and other KABAM information.

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  • KABAM Version 1.0 - User's Guide and Technical Documentation (PDF)(123 pp, 891 K)
    The PDF Version of the KABAM User's Guide and Technical Description includes all appendices. KABAM (KOW (based) Aquatic BioAccumulation Model) is used to estimate potential bioaccumulation of hydrophobic organic pesticides in freshwater aquatic food webs and subsequent risks to mammals and birds via consumption of contaminated aquatic prey. This model can also be used to estimate pesticide concentrations in fish tissues consumed by humans.