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Handbook of Ecotoxicology (2-Volume Set)

Handbook / Manual

Series: Handbook of Ecotoxicology Volume: 3

Edited By: Peter Calow

885 pages, illustrations, tables


Paperback | Nov 1997 | #89983 | ISBN: 0632049332
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #43595 | ISBN: 0865428492
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Two-volumes combined into one book with volume 1 focusing on ecotoxicological techniques, and volume 2 focusing on the toxicants themselves. Note to be confused with the book by Hoffmann et al. by the same name .


Part I: General Principles And Overview: 1. Freshwater Systems: Microbial Systems Freshwater Primary Producers Freshwater Invertebrate Toxicity Tests Freshwater Fish Freshwater Sediments Freshwater Multispecies Test Systems 2. Marine And Estuarine Systems: Primary Producers Marine And Estuarine Invertebrate Toxicity Tests Methods For Spawning, Culturing And Conducting Toxicity Tests With Early Life Stages Of Estuarine And Marine Fishes The Appropriate Uses Of Marine And Estuarine Sediment Bioassays Marine And Estuarine Multispecies Test Systems 3. Terrestrial Systems: Soil Invertebrates Terrestrial Primary Producers Insects, Spiders And Mites Birds Terrestrial Mammals 4. General: Biodegradation Bioaccumulation In Situ Biological Monitoring Of Pollution In Terrestrial And Aquatic Ecosystems Bioprobes And Biosensors The Design And Analysis Of Concentration-Response Experiments Part II: Introduction: 5. Chemical Categories: Gaseous Compounds Metal Analysis Heavy Metals Organometallic Compounds In The Aquatic Environment Detergents Pesticides Pcbs, Pcddds And Pcdfs Oils And Hydrocarbons Organic Pollution 6. General: Complex Mixtures The Octanol Water Partition Coefficient Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships Fate Models Glossary

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