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Walker, Colin

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Works: 8 works in 27 publications in 2 languages and 271 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Church history  Guidebooks  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH545.A1, 577.27
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Publications about Colin Walker
Publications by Colin Walker
Most widely held works by Colin Walker
Ecotoxicology : effects of pollutants on the natural environment by Colin Walker( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"During the latter part of the 20th century chemical industry grew rapidly, and with this growth new industrial chemicals found their way into the natural environment. Pesticides came to be used on a larger scale, and questions were asked about residues of them that were found in environmental samples (biota, soil, water, and air). Residues were also found of a range of industrial chemicals in effluents entering rivers and polluted air. Some of these events received extensive media coverage, which was something of a mixed blessing. While important discoveries were made known to a wide audience, inaccuracies and half-truths crept into this reportage, sometimes leaving a rather confusing impression to interested laypeople. In time, government laboratories, industrial laboratories, and universities became involved in the investigation of pollution problems, and the discipline of ecotoxicology began to take shape. Today ecotoxicology courses are offered by universities and colleges of further education. While a number of textbooks are now available to students who follow ecotoxicology courses at universities and other institutions of higher education, there appears to be a shortage of texts aimed at interested laypeople. This seems unfortunate, because the science underlying environmental pollution has intriguing aspects to it. There is much evidence for the phenomenon of chemical warfare in nature, which, over a long period, has been a driving force in the evolution of plant toxins and the production by animals of systems that detoxify them. The selective pressure of pesticides has led to the evolution of resistant strains of pests. The biomagnification of recalcitrant organic pollutants in food chains has raised problems for predators of higher"--
Slugs and snails by Colin Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Provides a simple introduction to the habits and characteristics of slugs and snails. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Notes for visitors to Worksop Priory, Notts by Colin Walker( Book )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1975 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Notes for Visitors to Worksop Priory, Notts., etc. [With illustrations.] by Colin Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Notes for Visitors to Worksop Priory, Notts. ... Revised, etc by Colin Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Lipʻ prā tacʻ koṅʻ ʼa phracʻ chī suiʹ by Colin Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Burmese and held by 1 library worldwide
Notes for visitors to Worksop Priory, Notts ... Pen and ink drawings by Mrs. A.E. MacLeod by Colin Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Notes for visitors to Worksop Priory, Notts /c[Colin Wm. Walker] ; pen and ink drawings by Mrs. A.E. Macleod ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
Languages
English (26)
Burmese (1)
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