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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Fundamentals of ecotoxicology /
Author Newman, Michael C.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 317249470
ISBN 9781420067040 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1420067044 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Subjects Environmental toxicology. ; Environmental Pollutants--adverse effects. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  RA1226.N485 2010 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 06/01/2010
EKCM  QH545.A1 N49 2010 2 copies CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 11/05/2015
ELBM  RA1226.N485 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/23/2012
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xxii, 541 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.