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RECORD NUMBER: 37 OF 106
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Fundamentals of ecotoxicology /|
|Author||Newman, Michael C.|
|ISBN||9781420067040 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1420067044 (hardcover : alk. paper)|
|Subjects||Environmental toxicology. ; Environmental Pollutants--adverse effects. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects.|
|Collation||xxii, 541 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 on communities and ecosystems -- Landscape to global effects -- Risk assessment of contaminants. "Fully revised to reflect new developments, the new edition of this renown text details key environmental contaminants, explores their gate and cycling in the biosphere, and discusses bioaccumulation and the effects of contaminants at increasing levels of ecological organization. It also covers regulatory aspects of the field and discusses key U.S., European, and Chinese legislation and policy. It provides new study questions, a detailed glossary, and new international case studies by leading world-known experts."--Publisher's description.