+612 9045 4394
 
CHECKOUT
Basics of Ecotoxicology - Donald W. Sparling

Basics of Ecotoxicology

Hardcover

Published: 4th September 2017
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
7 to 10 business days
RRP $220.99
$159.50
28%
OFF
or 4 easy payments of $39.88 with Learn more

eBook View Product

Published: 28th July 2017
Format: ePUB
$161.25
or 4 easy payments of $40.31 with Learn more

This textbook will present a comprehensive examination of environmental science and ecotoxicology for undergraduate students. The material presented will not require the need for prior knowledge of chemistry, biology, or statistics to be understood, rather, it will provide sufficient related background information leading to a competency to clearly understand ecotoxicology concepts and topics. It will present information in easy-to-understand language, and offer numerous color figures throughout. It will also include a summary of major topics for review, a quiz at the end of every chapter, a glossary of key terms, and a solutions manual.

Introduction To Ecotoxicology. What is Ecotoxicology? Basic Chemistry for Ecotoxicologists. What Are Some Ways That Contaminants Affect Animals and Plants. Major Groups of Contaminants - Where They Come From, What They Can Do. Metals and Metalloids. Currently Used Pesticides. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Polybrominated Compounds, Dioxins and Furans. Mostly Phased Out but Persistent Chlorinated Pesticides. Other Contaminants. Higher Level Effects, Analysis of Risk, And Regulation of Chemicals. Studying the Effects of Contaminants Above the Organism Level. Human Populations and Contaminants. Risk Analysis and Assessment. Domestic and Global Regulation of Environmentally Important Chemicals. Future Perspectives and Concluding Remarks. Index.

ISBN: 9781138031715
ISBN-10: 1138031712
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 222
Published: 4th September 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6