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Ecotoxicology: Ecological Dimensions

Series: Ecotoxicology Series Volume: 4

Edited By: DJ Baird, PEI Douben, P Greig-Smith and L Maltby

89 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #52735 | ISBN: 0412754908
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55972 | ISBN: 0412754703
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About this book

Valuable review of this rapidly developing discipline, which now encompasses the study of nonlethal impacts on natural systems as well as the impacts of toxic chemical exposure on the integrity of ecological systems and their subcomponents. The material presented covers both aquatic and terrestrial systems.

...short, concisely written, ideas-driven reviews of dey issues making this a text suitable for both students and researchers - Ethology Ecology & Evolution


Contents

The current state of science (or is it art?) in ecotoxicology. The influence of environmental stress on the distribution of traits within populations. Coping with variability: ecological dynamics and the detection of environmental impacts. Time and space: exploring the ecological dimensions of a more predictive approach to risk analysis. Indirect effects: concepts and approaches from ecological theory. Putting ecology into the environmental toxicology.

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