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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Fundamentals of ecotoxicology : the science of pollution /
Author Newman, Michael C.
Publisher CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 881386430
ISBN 9781466582293 (hardcover); 1466582294 (hardcover)
Subjects Pollution--Environmental aspects. ; Pollution--Health aspects.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  QH545.A1N49 2015 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/30/2015
EKBM  QH545.A1N49 2015 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/18/2015
Edition Fourth edition.
Collation xxv, 654 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Major classes of contaminants -- Uptake, biotransformation, detoxification, elimination, and accumulation -- Factors influencing bioaccumulation -- Bioaccumulation from food and trophic transfer -- Molecular effects and biomarkers -- Cells, tissues, and organs -- Sublethal effects to individuals -- Acute and chronic lethal effects to individuals -- Effects on populations -- Effects to communities and ecosystems -- Landscape to global effects -- Risk assessment of contaminants -- Conclusions -- Appendixes: 1. International system (SI) of units prefixes -- 2. Miscellaneous conversion factors -- 3. Summary of U.S. laws and regulations -- 4. Summary of European union laws and regulations / Mark Crane and Albania Grosso -- 5. Summary of modern environmental laws and regulations of China / Taiping Wang -- 6. Regulation and management of chemicals in Australia: a 2013 update / Michael StJ. Warne -- 7. Summary of Indian environmental laws and regualtions / S. Bijoy Nandan -- 8. Regulation and management of hazardous chemical substances in South Africa / Theunis Meyer and Claudine Roos -- 9 Derivation of units for simple bioaccumulation models -- 10. Equations for the estimation of exposure.