Start Date

March, 2000


Completion Date

January, 2004



Powai, Mumbai





The main objective of the project as to assess the pollution status of Thane Creek and Ulhas river estuary, identify plant or animal species which can remove toxic metals from the environment and to suggest mitigation strategies to minimize pollution.

The study was conducted through 24 stations (12 stations from each ecosystem). It involved teh assessment of abiotic and biotic components which included water and soil parameters, mangroves, flora, phytoplankton, zooplankton, macrobnthic fauna and fishery.

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MMR - Environment Improvement Society (MMR-EIS) , 6th floor, Planning Division, MMRDA new building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
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