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Biology of Pollution in Major Rivers Systems

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By: TEL Langford

304 pages, 20 b/w illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | #32984 | ISBN-13: 9780412481703
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A valuable reference source on the biological effects of pollution and ecological recovery in large river systems, which also explores how this biological data can be used for future management strategies. A key feature is the coverage of international comparisons and standardisation as a baseline for future management.


Pollution in major river systems. The structure of ecosystems in large rivers. Organic pollution and recovery. Industrial wastes and recovery. Agricultural wastes and recovery. Navigation and recreation. Power and water supply. Bioaccummulation: Intermittent pollution. Communication of biological data. International comparisons and standardization for future management.

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