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Cadmium in the Aquatic Environment

Edited By: Jerome Nriagu and John Sprague

272 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1987 | #8410 | ISBN: 0471858846
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Presents a comprehensive account of current research on the chemistry and toxicology of cadmium in natural waters. Discusses the sources, distribution, and fate of cadmium in aquatic ecosystems, including coverage of the biocycling and exotoxicity of cadmium to materia and fresh water biota.


Distribution and Cycling of Cadmium in the Environment; Evidence for Anthropogenic Modification of Global Transport of Cadmium; Cadmium in Fresh Waters: The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River; Cadmium Associations in Freshwater and Marine Sediment; Biological Cycling of Cadmium in Fresh Water; Toxicity of Cadmium to Freshwater Microorganisms, Phytoplankton and Invertebrates; Effects of Cadmium on Freshwater Fish; Effects of Cadmium on Marine Biota; Biological Cycling of Cadmium in Marine Environment; Methods of Cadmium Detection; Index.

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