Ecotoxicology: the study of pollutants in ecosystems
This book is the only introductory work on ecotoxicology available. It is self-contained and can be used by students without prior ecological training, as the first half summarizes the basic principles of ecology.
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abiotic acid activity air pollution alleles amount of pollutant analysis animals aquatic assessment biological effects birds breeding carbonaria changes chemical cinnabar moth compartments compounds concentrations contaminated copper correlation degree detect developed dieldrin different species distribution dose ecological ecosystem ecotoxicology effects of pollutants eggs energy environment environmental enzyme equation estimated example exposure factors fish food chain frequency gene genetic genotypes growth habitat impact important increase indicate individual organisms insecticides interactions laboratory larvae lichens lipid lysosomal measure melanic metabolism metals monitoring Moriarty moths number of individuals occur organochlorine organophosphorus organophosphorus insecticides partition coefficient PCBs peregrine falcon pesticides plants population predation predict proportion ragwort range relatively relevant residues resistance rivers samples sediments seed selection significant soil sometimes studies sublethal effects suggest sulphur dioxide survive Table tests Thames thyroid tissues toxicity Toxicology trophic level variables variation weight wildlife