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Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment

Handbook / Manual
Edited By: Peter M Chapman, William J Adams, Marjorie Brooks and Charles G Delos
358 pages, 58 black & white illustrations, 27 black & white tables
Publisher: CRC Press
Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment
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Filled with practical guidance and concise information on how risk managers should conduct selenium risk assessments in the aquatic environment, this book offers the latest information on assessment techniques, gives the current state of contamination in industrialized countries, and raises awareness for developing nations. Written by leading experts, it describes best practices for designing experiments to collect information on aquatic effects and trophic transfer of selenium for risk assessments, presents numerous case studies both US and international, and gives insight as to how current and future ecosystems may or may not be affected.

Contents

A Pellston Workshop on Selenium in the Aquatic Environment, P. M. Chapman Executive Summary, P.M. Chapman, W.J. Adams, M.L. Brooks, C.G. Delos, S.N. Luoma, W.A. Maher, H.M. Ohlendorf, T.S. Presser, and D.P. Shaw What You Need to Know about Selenium, T.F. Young, K. Finley, W. Adams, J. Besser, W.A. Hopkins, D. Jolley, E. McNaughton, T.S. Presser, D.P. Shaw, and J. Unrine Environmental Sources, Speciation, and Partitioning of Selenium, W. Maher, A. Roach, M. Doblin, T. Fan, S. Foster, R. Garrett, G. Moller, L. Oram, and D. Wallschlager Bioaccumulation and Trophic Transfer of Selenium, R. Stewart, M. Grosell, D. Buchwalter, N. Fisher, S. Luoma, T. Mathews, P. Orr, and W.-X. Wang Selenium Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms, D.M. Janz, D.K. DeForest, M.L. Brooks, P.M. Chapman, G. Gilron, D. Hoff, W.A. Hopkins, D.O. McIntyre, C.A. Mebane, V.P. Palace, J.P. Skorupa, and M. Wayland Selenium Risk Characterization, P.V. Hodson, R.J. Reash, S.P. Canton, P.V. Campbell, C.G. Delos, A. Fairbrother, N.P. Hitt, L.L. Miller, and H.M. Ohlendorf Appendix A: Selected Case Studies of Ecosystem Contamination by Selenium, T.F. Young, K. Finley, W. Adams, J. Besser, W.A. Hopkins, D. Jolley, E. McNaughton, T.S. Presser, D.P. Shaw, and J. Unrine Appendix B: Commentary: Persistence of Some Fish Populations in High-Selenium Environments, S. Canton

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Golder Associates, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Rio Tinto, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., USA U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California, USA University of Canberra, Australia CH2M HILL Inc., Sacramento, California, USA Environmental Canada, Vancouver, Canada
Handbook / Manual
Edited By: Peter M Chapman, William J Adams, Marjorie Brooks and Charles G Delos
358 pages, 58 black & white illustrations, 27 black & white tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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! an in-depth reference work ! well organized and well written ! well illustrated with figures and tables ! an enjoyable reading for those who are interested in selenium, especially the investigators, teachers and graduate students involved in selenium research. --Saura C. Sahu, US Editor, Journal of Applied Toxicology
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