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Ecological Risk Evaluation of Polluted Soils

By: Jean-Louis Riviere

223 pages, Tabs, figs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #109356 | ISBN: 1578081246
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About this book

Presents a holistic view of the fundamental principles and practicable methods in the case of polluted soils. The work proposes a set of definitions before developing different aspects of the evolution of pollutants in the soil and of their toxicity.


Introduction - soil pollution and ecotoxic risk; definitions, concepts, and general models of risk evaluation; characterization of exposure; characterization of effects; risk characterization; risk formulation and management; major mathematical models; bioassays - the Canadian approach; the Van Staalen and Denneman model (1989); a case study; data search.

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