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Toxic Substances in the Environment / Edition 1
     

Toxic Substances in the Environment / Edition 1

by B. Magnus Francis, Dorothy Francis, Bettina M. Francis
 

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ISBN-10: 0471507814

ISBN-13: 9780471507819

Pub. Date: 03/22/1994

Publisher: Wiley

An accessible yet scientifically challenging account of the ecological and human health impacts of pollutants. Uses authentic examples of well-known environmental problems such as Chernobyl, Love Canal and asbestos contamination to illustrate the principles and practice of environmental toxicology. A unique chapter on policy includes a list of major public and

Overview

An accessible yet scientifically challenging account of the ecological and human health impacts of pollutants. Uses authentic examples of well-known environmental problems such as Chernobyl, Love Canal and asbestos contamination to illustrate the principles and practice of environmental toxicology. A unique chapter on policy includes a list of major public and civic environmental action groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471507819
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/1994
Series:
Environmental Science and Technology: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts and Monographs Series , #96
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Ecosystems and Ecotoxicology.

Air Pollution and Global Ecosystems.

Terrestrial and Health Effects of Air Pollution.

Water Pollution, Persistence, and Bioaccumulation.

Hazardous Waste Disposal.

Health Effects of Environmental Chemicals.

Neurotoxicity.

Developmental Toxicology.

Genetic Toxicology.

Carcinogenesis.

Policy in Environmental Toxicology.

Social Issues.

Appendix.

Index.

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