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Ecotoxicology : Perspectives on Key Issues - Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis


Perspectives on Key Issues

Hardcover Published: 7th May 2018
ISBN: 9781138196827
Number Of Pages: 295

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This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view on global issues and addressing the increasing diversity and complexity of the ecotoxicological field. It also contains novel information on emerging contaminants, presents bioaccumulation effects on different levels of ecological organization and risk analyses, and discusses novel fields of methodological applications, including key aspects in ecotoxicological and environmental monitoring studies.

Environmental ecotoxicology. Biodiversity and Ecotoxicology. Marine mammal ecotoxicology. Ecotoxicology and birds. Ecotoxicology and Fish. Fish bile ecotoxicology. Ecotoxicology and Cnidarians. Human exposure ecotoxicology. Biomarkers of susceptibility to evaluate human exposure to toxic compounds. Monitoring of two model taste and odor compounds in a large shallow drinking water reservoir. Assessment of human exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and risk analysis. Assessment of human exposure to PCBs and hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (OH-PCBs) and risk analysis. Methodological techniques and applications in ecotoxicology. Metallomic technique advancements in ecotoxicology. Sample preparation considerations for metallomic and proteomic analyses. "Omics" technology applications in Ecotoxicology. Exposure assays in the understanding of biomonitors. Big issues in Ecotoxicology. Nanoparticles and Ecotoxicology. Wastewater treatment plants as an exposure route for micro pollutants to biota. More than eyes can see: Airborne particulate matter and ecotoxicology. Toxicity and risk assessment of UV-filters. Climate change and Ecotoxicology.

ISBN: 9781138196827
ISBN-10: 1138196827
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 295
Published: 7th May 2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.54