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Main Title Bioavailability of contaminants in soils and sediments : processes, tools, and applications /
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Bioavailability of Contaminants in Soils and Sediments.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52137765
ISBN 0309086256; 9780309086257
Subjects Soil pollution. ; Bioavailability. ; Biological Availability. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects. ; Hazardous Waste--adverse effects. ; Soil Pollutants--adverse effectts. ; Soil Pollutants--pharmacokinetics. ; Soil Pollutants--toxicity. ; Sols--Pollution. ; Biodisponibilité. ; Soil Pollutants--adverse effects.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  TD878.N385 2003 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 06/06/2003
EJDM  TD878.N385 2003 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 05/30/2003
EKAM  TD878.N385 2003 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/07/2021
EKBM  TD878.N385 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/08/2005
EKCM  TD878.N385 2003 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 04/16/2004
ELBM  TD878.N385 2003 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/27/2003
EMAM  Internet Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 05/10/2011
EMBM  TD878.N385 2003 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 09/17/2004
ERAM  TD878.N385 2003 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/10/2014
ESAM  TD196.C45.N3 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 05/02/2003
Collation xii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
CURRENT USE OF BIOAVAILABILITY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTAMINATED SOIL AND SEDIMENT: Use of bioavailability in risk assessment -- Legal and regulatory framework -- Conclusions and recommendations -- PROCESSES: Solids present in natural environments -- Contaminants -- Contaminant solid interactions -- Contaminant transport -- Contact and entry -- Accumulation and effects -- Higher order processes -- Conclusions and recommendations -- TOOLS: Summary tables -- Techniques to characterize interactions among phases -- Physical/chemical extraction techniques for measuring bioavailability -- Biologically based techniques for measuring bioavailability -- Tools for human health and ecological risk assessment -- Conclusions and recommendations -- MOVING FORWARD WITH BIOAVAILABILITY IN DECISION MAKING: Current limits of knowledge -- Why these limitations and uncertainties matter -- When will consideration of bioavailability processes make a difference -- Next steps -- Overarching conclusions and recommendations.