Environmental bioassay techniques and their application: proceedings of the 1st international conference held in Lancaster, England, 11-14 July 1988

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Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989 - Nature - 680 pages
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Contents

Luminescent bacteria toxicity assay in the study of mercury speciation
14
Is the Microbial Loop an Early Warning Indicator of Anthropogenic Stress?
114
A holistic approach to ecosystem health assessment using fish population characteristics3
123
the growing importance of science in government
137
Bacteria Protozoa Phytoplankton and Plants
143
Performances of three bacterial assays in toxicity assessment
149
On the accuracy and interpretation of growth curves of planktonic algae
175
A bioassay using the measurement of the growth inhibition of a ciliate protozoan Colpidium
181
Bioassay responses of microorganisms to sediment elutriates from the St Lawrence River
317
Metal contamination in sediments and biota of the Bay of Quinte Lake Ontario Canada
337
Use of aquatic macrophytes as a bioassay method to assess relative toxicity uptake kinetics
345
Bioassays with a floating aquatic plant Lemna minor for effects of sprayed and dissolved
353
Phytomonitoring of pulverized fuel ash leachates by the duckweed Lemna minor
361
Sensitive bioassays for determining residues of sulfonylurea herbicides in soil and their
367
Root and shoot elongation as an assessment of heavy metal toxicity and Zn equivalent value
377
Effect of acidity on acute toxicity of aluminiumwaste and aluminiumcontaminated soil
385

The application of algal potential tests AGP to the canals and lakes of western Netherlands
189
phosphate uptake kinetics versus
201
Evidence from algal bioassays of seasonal nutrient limitations in two English lakes
211
Examination of the effect of wastewater on the productivity of Lake Zurich water using
229
an overview of toxicity testing with phytoplankton in the North
237
Continuous culture algal bioassays for organic pollutants in aquatic ecosystems
247
Round Robin testing with the Selenastrum capricornutum microplate toxicity assay
259
Phytoplankton recovery responses at the population and community levels in a hazard
269
Functional response of Fucus vesiculosus communities to tributyltin measured in an in situ
277
Comparison of five bioassay techniques for assessing sedimentbound contaminants
285
Assessing toxicity of Lake Diefenbaker Saskatchewan Canada sediments using algal
291
Fraser River sediments and waters evaluated by the battery of screening tests technique
301
Invertebrates
397
a critique
403
Toxicity of the new pyrethroid insecticide deltamethrin to Daphnia magna
411
A new standardized sediment bioassay protocol using the amphipod Hyalella azteca
425
a tool in biological monitoring
433
Physiological background for using freshwater mussels in monitoring copper and lead
445
The application of combined tissue residue chemistry and physiological measurements
455
The biological assessment of contaminated sediments the Detroit River example
463
A method for studying the impact of polluted marine sediments on intertidal colonizing
477
The effect of heavy metal speciation in sediment on bioavailability to tubificid worms
487
the effects of age and body weight on metal body
497
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