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Introduction to Ecotoxicology

By: D Connell, P Lam, B Richardson and R Wu

170 pages, 35 illus, figs, tabs


Paperback | Jun 1999 | #95112 | ISBN: 0632038527
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Covers some of the aspects which have become more significant over recent years such as ecological risk assessment and biomarkers,taking a broad view of the subject ranging from the chemical and biochemical level to ecosystems and management.


Preface.1 The Ecotoxicology Concept: Introduction.2 Sources, Types and Properties of Ecotoxicants.3 Distribution and Transformation of Chemicals in the Environment.4 Molecular, Biochemical, Physiological and Behavioural Responses.of Organisms.5 Effects on Population, Community and Ecosystem.6 Dose and Concentration: Response Relationships.7 Biomarkers and Biomonitoring of Hazards in the Environment.8 Ecological Risk Assessment.9 Ecotoxicology and Management of Chemicals.Index.

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