Environmental Toxicology Books

  • Safe Use of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Exceptionally comprehensive, this guide provides an important service by collecting substantiated information on a huge number of chemicals. It covers their safe handing in a variety of settings including in work, domestic, and scientific settings. The text reviews aspects of toxicology including toxic symptoms, sources, safe handling, possible ...

  • A Guide to Practical Toxicology: Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk, Second Edition

    Toxicologists in both academia and industry will find this updated text a significant addition to their research ...

  • Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Unlike many existing books on toxicology that cover either toxicity of a particular substance or toxicity of chemicals on particular organ systems, Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide lays out the principle activities of conducting a toxicological risk assessment, including international approaches and methods for the ...

  • The Toxicology of Fishes

    When looking for a book on fish toxicology, you might find one that discusses the biochemical and molecular aspects, or one that focuses on aquatic toxicology in general. You can find resources that cover human and animal toxicology or ecotoxicology in general, but no up-to-date, comprehensive book devoted to the effects of chemical pollution on ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    While an ever-present and familiar toxin, carbon monoxide (CO) remains the number one poison in our environment.  This silent killer is responsible for over 2,000 deaths a year in the United States alone. The public and healthcare communities need quality information about the many risks presented by carbon monoxide exposure.  Edited by a leading ...

  • Principles and Methods of Toxicology, Fifth Edition

    Founded on the paradox that all things are poisons and the difference between poison and remedy is quantity, the determination of safe dosage forms the base and focus of modern toxicology. In order to make a sound determination there must be a working knowledge of the biologic mechanisms involved and of the methods employed to define these ...

  • Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology

    Responding to the growing need for an aggressive yet conservative approach to evaluating mussel populations, Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology provides a collective review of the techniques and approaches for assessing contaminant impact on freshwater ecosystems. The editors incorporate coverage of research topics and management issues from a ...

  • Toxic Tort Litigation

    This practice-oriented book brings together the expertise of practicing attorneys, both corporate and ouside counsel, who focus on the litigation of toxic torts cases. Toxic Tort Litigation covers the specific elements of trying a toxic torts case and addresses the distinctive demands of toxic tort litigation, including theory of strategy and ...

  • Genomic Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolation in Toxicology

    The latest tools for investigating stress in organisms, genomic technologies provide great insight into how different organisms respond to environmental conditions. However, their usefulness needs testing, verification, and codification. Genomic Approaches for Cross-Species Extrapolation in Toxicology provides a balanced discussion drawn from the ...

  • When Bad Things Happen to Good Property

    When Bad Things Happen to Good Property features a review of economics and theory of real estate environmental damages, empirical results from peer-reviewed literature, and legal outcomes of environmental contamination litigation in the United States. It also includes chapters written by plaintiff and defense lawyers on litigating environmental ...

  • Alternatives To Animal Testing

    Animal experimentation has long been a controversial issue with impassioned arguments on both sides of the debate. Increasingly it has become more expedient and feasible to develop new methods that avoid the use of animals. There is agreement on both sides that reduction and refinement of experiments on animals should be an important goal for the ...

  • Occupational Toxicology

    Hazardous agents are an ongoing concern in the modern workplace, with many examples of workers being severely affected by chemicals as a result of both acute and chronic ...

  • Predicting Chemical Toxicity and Fate

    Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) are increasingly used to predict the harmful effects of chemicals to humans and the environment. The increased use of these methods in a variety of areas (academic, industrial, regulatory) results from a realization that very little toxicological or fate data is available on the vast amount of ...

  • Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Second Edition

    An Indispensable Reference of Air, Soil,  and Water Pollutants This second edition of Environmental Toxicology focuses on the biological and health effects toxins have on living organisms. It also stresses the relationship between human activity and the environment, relating changes in the environment with the changing patterns of human diseases, ...

  • Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Second Edition

    This second edition of Environmental Toxicology focuses on the biological and health effects toxins have on living organisms. It also stresses the relationship between human activity and the environment, relating changes in the environment with the changing patterns of human diseases, and exploring the parallels between developing economies and ...

  • Compendium of food additive specifications. Addendum 12 - part Add.12 (En)

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThis document is one of three publications prepared by the sixty-third session of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), held in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2004, and dedicated to the evaluation of food additives. The report of the meeting will be published in the WHO Technical Report ...

  • Handbook of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition

    Handbook of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition focuses on toxic substances and how they effect ecosystems worldwide. It presents methods for quantifying and measuring ecotoxicological effects in the field and in the lab, as well as methods for estimating, predicting, and modeling in ecotoxicology studies. Completely revised and updated with 18 new ...

  • Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition

    Completely revised and updated, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition presents a treatment of ecotoxicology ranging from molecular to global perspectives. The authors focus first on lower levels of organization and then extend their discussion to include landscape, regional, and biospheric topics, imparting a perspective as broad as the ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment, 7th Volume

    Provides a variety of environmental toxicology issues that reflect the current status of ecotoxicology research and methodology. 28 peer reviewed papers represent the three major components of ecotoxicology including: • measurements of toxicity of contaminants in aqueous, sediment, soils, air, and dietary media to terrestrial and aquatic ...

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