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Ecological Toxicity Testing: Scale, Complexity, and Relevance

By: J Cairns and BR Niederlehner

256 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #42671 | ISBN: 0873715993
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Provides a critical comparison of toxicity tests for different biological situations, and includes a wide range of tests for studying different levels from individual cells to large landscapes.


The Genesis of Ecotoxicology, J. Cairns, Jr. The Boundary between Ecology and Toxicology: A Sociologist's Perspective, W. Halffman Endpoints of Interest at Different Levels of Biological Organization, G.W. Suter II Role and Significance of Scale to Ecotoxicology, K.T. Perez Design and Analysis of Multispecies Experiments, E.P. Smith Development and Current Use of Single Species Aquatic Toxicity Tests, D.I. Mount Are Single Species Toxicity Test Results Valid Indicators of Effects to Aquatic Communities? B.R. Parkhurst Naturally Derived Microbial Communities as Receptors in Toxicity Tests, B.R. Niederlehner and J. Cairns,Jr. The Use of Constructed or Artificial Ponds in Simulated Field Studies, J.H. Kennedy, P.C. Johnson, and Z.B. Johnson The Use of Stream Microcosms in Multispecies Testing, K.W. Pontasch Landscape-Scale Effects of Toxic Events for Ecological Risk Assessment, L. Fahrig and K. Freemark Progress in Toxicity Testing-An Academic's Viewpoint, K.L. Dickson Future Trends in Ecotoxicology, J. Cairns, Jr. Index

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