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Ecotoxicology: A Derivative of Encyclopedia of Ecology

By: Sven Erik Jørgensen(Editor)

390 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

Academic Press

Hardback | Apr 2010 | #186058 | ISBN-13: 9780444536280
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This compilation of articles also includes an alphabetical listing of toxic substances and chemicals to serve as a quick reference guide.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Ecotoxicology Nomenclature
Chapter 3: Ecotoxicology: the Focal Topics
Chapter 4: Ecotoxicology: The History and Present Directions
Chapter 5: Dose-Response
Chapter 6: Body Residues
Chapter 7: Assimilative Capacity
Chapter 8: Ecological Risk Assessment
Chapter 9: Biogeochemical Approaches to Environmental Risk Assessment
Chapter 10: Acute and Chronic Toxicity
Chapter 11: Bioaccumulation
Chapter 12: Biodegradability
Chapter 13: Biomagnification
Chapter 14: Ecological Catastrophe
Chapter 15: Ecotoxicological Models of Populations, Ecosystems and Landscapes
Chapter 16: Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Wildlife and Laboratory Animals
Chapter 17: Epidemiological Studies of Reproductive Effects in Humans
Chapter 18: Exposure and Exposure Assessment
Chapter 19: Food-Web Bioaccumulation Models
Chapter 20: Mutagenesis
Chapter 21: Reproductive Toxicity
Chapter 22: Risk Management Safety Factors
Chapter 23: Hill's Postulates
Chapter 24: Teratogenesis
Chapter 25: Antagonistic and Synergistic Effects Antifouling Chemicals in Mixture
Chapter 26: Antibiotics in Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems
Chapter 27: Benzene
Chapter 28: Copper
Chapter 29: Crude Oil, Oil, Gasoline and Petrol
Chapter 30: Dioxin
Chapter 31: Endocrine Disruptors
Chapter 32: Endocrine Disruptor Chemicals: An Overview
Chapter 33: Halogenated Hydrocarbons
Chapter 34: Lead
Chapter 35: Nitrogen
Chapter 36: Persistent Organic Chemicals
Chapter 37: Phenols
Chapter 38: Pheromones
Chapter 39: Phthalates
Chapter 40: Plutonium
Chapter 41: Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Chapter 42: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chapter 43: Radioactivity
Chapter 44: Sediment Settings, Transport, Mineralization and Modeling
Chapter 45: Synthetic Polymers
Chapter 46: Uranium
Chapter 47: Veterinary Medicines

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