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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Chemical bioavailability in terrestrial environments /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Naidu, R.
Publisher Elsevier,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 183916055
ISBN 9780444521699; 0444521690
Subjects Soil biochemistry. ; Bioavailability.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  S592.7.C43 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/19/2015
Collation xv, 809 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. The second section of the book focuses on the role of chemical speciation in bioavailability. Section three addresses bioavailability and ecotoxicity of contaminants and leads into the next section on bioavailability of nutrients and agrichemicals. Subsequent sections provide an overview of tools currently being used and new cutting edge techniques to assess contaminant bioavailability. The last section of the book builds on previous sections in relating bioavailability to risk assessment and how this could be used for managing risks associated with contaminated land. * Provides the latest information on developing concepts and definitions of bioavailability * Includes a discussion of bioavailability and ecotoxicity of contaminants and bioavailability of nutrients and agrichemicals for applications in agriculture * Analysizes tools for assessing bioavailability and the role of bioavailability in risk assessment and remediation.