ISBN-10:
0632049332
ISBN-13:
9780632049332
Pub. Date:
12/29/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
Handbook of Ecotoxicology / Edition 1

Handbook of Ecotoxicology / Edition 1

by Peter P. Calow

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ISBN-13: 9780632049332
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/29/1997
Pages: 900
Product dimensions: 3.94(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: General Principles And Overview.

1. Freshwater Systems.

Microbial Systems.

Freshwater Primary Producers.

Freshwater Invertebrate Toxicity Tests.

Freshwater Fish.

Freshwater Sediments.

Freshwater Multispecies Test Systems.

2. Marine And Estuarine Systems.

Primary Producers.

Marine And Estuarine Invertebrate Toxicity Tests.

Methods For Spawning, Culturing And Conducting Toxicity TestsWith Early Life Stages Of Estuarine.

And Marine Fishes.

The Appropriate Uses Of Marine And Estuarine SedimentBioassays.

Marine And Estuarine Multispecies Test Systems.

3. Terrestrial Systems.

Soil Invertebrates.

Terrestrial Primary Producers.

Insects, Spiders And Mites.

Birds.

Terrestrial Mammals.

4. General.

Biodegradation.

Bioaccumulation.

In Situ Biological Monitoring Of Pollution In TerrestrialAnd Aquatic Ecosystems.

Bioprobes And Biosensors.

The Design And Analysis Of Concentration-ResponseExperiments.

Part II: Introduction.

5. Chemical Categories.

Gaseous Compounds.

Metal Analysis.

Heavy Metals.

Organometallic Compounds In The Aquatic Environment.

Detergents.

Pesticides.

Pcbs, Pcddds And Pcdfs.

Oils And Hydrocarbons.

Organic Pollution.

6. General.

Complex Mixtures.

The Octanol Water Partition Coefficient.

Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships.

Fate Models.

Glossary.

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