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Fundamentals of ecotoxicology : the science of pollution

Author: Michael C Newman
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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IntroductionHistoric Need for EcotoxicologyCurrent Need for Ecotoxicology ExpertiseEcotoxicologyEcotoxicology: A Synthetic ScienceSummarySuggested ReadingsMajor Classes of ContaminantsIntroductionMajor Classes of ContaminantsSummaryBackground Chemistry Concepts and DefinitionsSuggested ReadingsUptake, Biotransformation, Detoxification, Elimination, and AccumulationIntroductionUptakeBiotransformation and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newman, Michael C.
Fundamentals of ecotoxicology.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
(DLC) 2014009747
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Newman
ISBN: 1466582324 9781466582323
OCLC Number: 910408724
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 654 pages) : illustrations (some color
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: Major Classes of Contaminants --
Chapter 3: Uptake, Biotransformation, Detoxification, Elimination, and Accumulation --
Chapter 4: Factors Influencing Bioaccumulation --
Chapter 5: Bioaccumulation from Food and Trophic Transfer --
Chapter 6: Molecular Effects and Biomarkers --
Chapter 7: Cells, Tissues, and Organs --
Chapter 8: Sublethal Effects to Individuals --
Chapter 9: Acute and Chronic Lethal Effects to Individuals --
Chapter 10: Effects on Populations --
Chapter 11: Effects to Communities : and Ecosystems --
Chapter 12: Landscape to Global Effects --
Chapter 13: Risk Assessment of Contaminants --
Chapter 14: Conclusions --
International System (SI) : of Units Prefixes --
Miscellaneous Conversion Factors --
Summary of U.S. Laws and Regulations --
Summary of European Union Laws and Regulations --
Summary of Modern Environmental Laws and Regulations of China --
Appendix 6: Regulation and Management of Chemicals in Australia: A 2013 Update --
Summary of Indian Environmental Laws and Regulations --
appendix 8: Regulation and Management of Hazardous Chemical Substances in South Africa --
Derivation of Units for Simple Bioaccumulation Models --
Equations for the Estimation of Exposure --
Study Questions.
Responsibility: Michael C. Newman.

Abstract:

IntroductionHistoric Need for EcotoxicologyCurrent Need for Ecotoxicology ExpertiseEcotoxicologyEcotoxicology: A Synthetic ScienceSummarySuggested ReadingsMajor Classes of ContaminantsIntroductionMajor Classes of ContaminantsSummaryBackground Chemistry Concepts and DefinitionsSuggested ReadingsUptake, Biotransformation, Detoxification, Elimination, and AccumulationIntroductionUptakeBiotransformation and DetoxificationEliminationAccumulationSummarySuggested ReadingsFactors Influencing BioaccumulationIntroductionChemical Qualities Influencing BioavailabilityBiological Qualities Influencing Bioac.

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