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Biology of Freshwater Pollution


By: Christopher Mason

387 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 4 | #126998 | ISBN: 0130906395
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About this book

This comprehensive overview of freshwater pollution includes new material on acidification, organochlorines, heavy metal contamination, radioactivity and oil pollution. It also provides details of essential theory, practical applications and case histories.


1. Introduction. 2. Aquatic Toxicology. 3. Organic Pollution. 4. Eutrophication. 5. Acidification. 6. Energy and Pollution. 7. Biological Pollution. 8. Biological Assessment of Water Quality. 9. Managing Water Resources. References. Index.

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