Ecotoxicology of Organic Contaminants

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CRC Press, Nov 24, 1993 - Science - 176 pages
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This book presents an integrated approach to understanding environmental contamination problems through the use of techniques from environmental chemistry, toxicology, ecology, and ecotoxicology. Basing much of his information on his 21 years of experience in the field, the author proposes innovative strategies for studying the environmental fate of contaminants, evaluating the effects, and producing scientific criteria for environmental safety. The book is clearly written, with all terms defined and equations explained with examples of their application. Weak points in the present knowledge are pointed out and discussed. An extensive list of references is provided for individuals who wish to delve deeper into the subject.
 

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Contents

Approaches to the Assessment of the Environmental Fate
1
The Role of Physicochemical Properties
13
References
70
References
117
Hazard Evaluation and Risk Assessment
123
References
152
Appendices
159
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