biomonitoring Books

  • Bioindicators and Biomonitors

    This book provides comprehensive single source coverage of bioindication/biomonitoring in the fields of ecology, ecotoxicology and environmental sciences; from the ecological basics to the effects of chemicals on the environment and the latest test strategies.Contributions by leading figures in ecology from around the world reflect the broad scope ...

  • Freshwater Biomonitoring and Benthic Macroinvertebrates

    Biomonitoring is a vital and rapidly growing field. Freshwater Biomonitoring and Benthic Macroinvertebrates presents a state-of-the-art look at the use of benthic macroinvertebrates (aquatic insects, molluscs, crustaceans, and worms) in the biological assessment of water quality in lakes and streams. The use of these organisms has increased ...

  • Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring - Volume 2

    Human biomonitoring has developed from a research tool in occupational and environmental health to identify and quantify exposures to harmful substances in urine and blood. The analytical methods for detection of substances in biological media have considerably improved with smaller detection limits and more precise and specific measurements. ...

  • Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring - Volume 1

    Human biomonitoring has developed from a research tool in occupational and environmental health to identify and quantify exposures to harmful substances in urine and blood. The analytical methods for detection of substances in biological media have considerably improved with smaller detection limits and more precise and specific measurements. ...

  • Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change

    Introduction to Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change; F.M. Butterworth. Assessing Ecological Risks in Terrestrial Systems with Honey Bees; J.J. Bromenshenk, et al. Aquatic Insects as Biomonitors of Ecosystem Health in the Great Lakes Areas of Concern; L.D. Corkum, et al. Larvae of Chironomidae (Diptera) as ...

  • Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring - Complete Set

    Human biomonitoring has developed from a research tool in occupational and environmental health to identify and quantify exposures to harmful substances in urine and blood. The analytical methods for detection of substances in biological media have considerably improved with smaller detection limits and more precise and specific measurements. ...

  • New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring

    This special volume is the output of the 'International Symposium on New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring - Development - Applications - Cost-effectiveness' which was organized in June 1998 in Brno, Czech Republic. It comprises 60 original and peer-reviewed papers selected from over 100 oral and poster ...

  • Biomonitoring: General and Applied Aspects on Regional and Global Scales

    This volume contains a selection of 14 articles dealing with different aspects of biomonitoring and their relation to questions of global change. The first part concerns general aspects of biomonitoring. The second part gives examples of applied biomonitoring in Germany and Switzerland (changes in species composition, phenologies, vegetation ...

  • Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

    A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects associated with soil and water acidification, nutrient-N ...

  • Modern Trends in Applied Aquatic Ecology

    This volume brings together some of the foremost leaders in the field of aquatic ecology. Chapter topics include research on management of wetlands, hydrochemical determinism, biomonitoring and bioindicators in aquatic ecosystems, and environmental impacts of dam projects. This volume is essential reading for professionals and researchers in the ...

  • Metals in the Environment: Analysis by Biodiversity

    A summary of data on heavy metal accumulation, biomonitoring, toxicity and tolerance, metal contamination and pollution in the environment, and the importance of biodiversity for environmental monitoring and cleanup of metal-contaminated and polluted ecosystems. It advocates the use of bacteria, mycorrhizae, freshwater algae, salt marshes, bryo- ...

  • Aquatic Toxicology and Environmental Fate

    Ninth in ASTM series, this volume addresses the following subjects: • the impact of genetically engineered microorganisms in aquatic environments• bioaccumulation and bio transformation of xenobiotics• uality assurance programs for the hydra reaggregation test and the hydrogen oxidation soil bioassy• biomonitoring• new test ...

  • Monitoring with Lichens - Monitoring Lichens

    Organisms are increasingly being used to assess environmental impacts on ecosystems. Lichens are among the best known, most widely used biomonitors of environmental change, with thousands of papers published on this subject in the last decades. The present book provides the most recent synthesis on this subject. It is divided into three sections: ...

  • Monitoring with Lichens - Monitoring Lichens

    Organisms are increasingly being used to assess environmental impacts on ecosystems. Lichens are among the best known, most widely used biomonitors of environmental change, with thousands of papers published on this subject in the last decades. The present book provides the most recent synthesis on this subject. It is divided into three sections: ...

  • Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications

    Biotechnology offers a 'natural' way of addressing environmental problems, ranging from identification of biohazards to bioremediation techniques for industrial, agricultural and municipal effluents and residues. Biotechnology is also a crucial element in the paradigm of 'sustainable development'. This collection of 66 papers, by authors from ...

  • The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals

    In 2000 OpdenKamp Registration & Notification organized a two-day symposium in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 'The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals'. Several speakers from Europe and the United States were invited to present the different aspects. A vast range of areas was discussed in relation to ...

  • Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment

    Integrating ecotoxicological concepts across a range of hierarchical levels, Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment focuses on the paradigms and fundamental themes of ecotoxicology while providing the detail and practical application of concepts often found in more specialized books. By synthesizing the best qualities of a general textbook and ...

  • Bioassessment of Freshwater Ecosystems

    Aquatic ecosystem assessment is a rapidly developing field, and one of the newer approaches to assessing the condition of rivers and lakes is the Reference Condition Approach. This is a significant advancement in biomonitoring because it solves the problem of trying to locate nearby control or reference sites when studying an ecosystem that may be ...

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