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Handbook of Ecotoxicology.

£40.00

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The Handbook of Ecotoxicology provides a readily accessible, yet critical collection of information on ecotoxicological testing.
Volumes 1 and 2 together.

Ecotoxicology is gaining pace in both research activity and in environmental regulation and legislation.

Techniques, especially those tests used for prediction. Thorough descriptions of the main tests are provided, followed by critical analyses in terms of ease of handling, repeatability and ecological relevance, and finally, an extensive bibliography citing key documents describing test methods and key papers evaluating them. Part 2 focuses on the toxicants themselves: summarising their ecological effects, describing ways of predicting effects from physico-chemical properties alone, and describing and discussing fate models.

Part I: General Principles And Overview.
1. Freshwater Systems.

2. Marine And Estuarine Systems.

3. Terrestrial Systems.

4. General.


Part II: Introduction.

5. Chemical Categories.

Pesticides.

Pcbs, Pcddds And Pcdfs.

Oils And Hydrocarbons.

Organic Pollution.

6. General.

Complex Mixtures. The Octanol Water Partition Coefficient. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships.Fate Models.

Previous owners initials and date in front cover. Small price sticker mark on back cover

Item details

Author(s):
Peter Calow (Editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
190 x 245 mm 2100 g
Edition:
1998 PB reprint of 1994 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0632049332
ISBN-13:
9780632049332
Number of pages:
885
Publisher:
Blackwell Science
Title:
Handbook of ecotoxicology

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The Handbook of Ecotoxicology provides a readily accessible, yet critical collection of information on ecotoxicological testing.
Volumes 1 and 2 together.

Ecotoxicology is gaining pace in both research activity and in environmental regulation and legislation.

Techniques, especially those tests used for prediction. Thorough descriptions of the main tests are provided, followed by critical analyses in terms of ease of handling, repeatability and ecological relevance, and finally, an extensive bibliography citing key documents describing test methods and key papers evaluating them. Part 2 focuses on the toxicants themselves: summarising their ecological effects, describing ways of predicting effects from physico-chemical properties alone, and describing and discussing fate models.

Part I: General Principles And Overview.
1. Freshwater Systems.

2. Marine And Estuarine Systems.

3. Terrestrial Systems.

4. General.


Part II: Introduction.

5. Chemical Categories.

Pesticides.

Pcbs, Pcddds And Pcdfs.

Oils And Hydrocarbons.

Organic Pollution.

6. General.

Complex Mixtures. The Octanol Water Partition Coefficient. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships.Fate Models.

Previous owners initials and date in front cover. Small price sticker mark on back cover

Author(s):
Peter Calow (Editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
190 x 245 mm 2100 g
Edition:
1998 PB reprint of 1994 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0632049332
ISBN-13:
9780632049332
Number of pages:
885
Publisher:
Blackwell Science
Title:
Handbook of ecotoxicology

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