Toxicity Monitoring Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Plants for Toxicity Assessment

    The first publication to address all of the following in one volume: regulatory perspectives • comparative plant toxicology • plant xenobiotic bioaccumulation • effects of air pollution on plants • general phytotoxicity • and new plant bioassay approaches. STP 1091 describes many new approaches for plant bioassays, including ...

  • Aquatic Toxicology and Hazard Assessment (12th Edition)

    34 papers debate the merits of test development, animal and plant culture, nutrition and testing, and the lack of interagency harmony. Papers are divided into the following categories: • Benefits of Interagency Harmonization of Methodology• Review of Common Modes of Toxic Action• Field Techniques• Interpretation of Microcosm ...

  • Plants for Toxicity Assessment: Second Volume

    Addresses the use of plants to assess the toxicity of air, water, and soil both through laboratory/greenhouse and field studies. 35 papers cover: • Regulatory Perspectives• Applications of Plant Bioassays/Photosynthesis• Xenobiotic Uptake by Plants• General Phytotoxicology• Biochemical and Genetic Applications• New ...

  • Characterization and Toxicity of Smoke

    12 peer-reviewed papers on smoke toxicity, smoke chemistry, and smoke characterization. Studies address smoke hazard assessment, smoke spread modeling, appropriateness of toxicity tests, appropriateness of animal species as human substitutes, effect of materials on nuclear winter, and more. For researchers, regulators, producers, and those ...

  • Sampling and Analysis of Toxic Organics in the Atmosphere

    A new work full of innovative technical approaches and evaluative methods concerning toxic organics. ...

  • Aquatic Invertebrate Bioassays

    The first comprehensive review of the use of invertebrates in toxicity testing and hazard evaluation. Discussions range from comprehensive evaluations of specific organisms to proposals for alternative ...

  • Community Toxicity Testing

    This book offers the reader a series of case histories of actual use of complex test systems together with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages. A substantial amount of information and methodology is provided that can be used in the validation process at the community level of biological ...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 147

    Contents: Lilia A. Albert: Persistent Pesticides in Mexico.- John Cairns, Jr., J.R. Bidwell, and Matthew E. Arnegard: Toxicity Testing with Communities - Microcosms, Mesocosms, and Whole System Manipulations.- S.A. Mabury, J.S. Cox, and D.G. Crosby: Environmental Fate of Rice Pesticides in California.- George Ekstrom, Helena Hemming, and Margareta ...

  • 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 ...

  • Directory of Microbicides for the Protection of Materials

    The book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most common microbicides (approx. 300) used for the protection of materials and processes against biodeterioration. The characteristics of each microbicide, e.g. chemical and physical properties, effectiveness and spectrum of efficacy, the knowledge of which is a prerequisite for the effective ...

  • Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations

    While toxicity testing procedures and hazard assessment approaches have been published in past decades, many are wanting in detail for users to fully understand or reproduce successfully. Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations (Volumes 1 and 2) responds to this need by providing comprehensive information on biological testing which is ...

  • Directory of Microbicides for the Protection of Materials

    The book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most common microbicides (approx. 300) used for the protection of materials and processes against biodeterioration. The characteristics of each microbicide, e.g. chemical and physical properties, effectiveness and spectrum of efficacy, the knowledge of which is a prerequisite for the effective ...

  • Directory of Microbicides for the Protection of Materials

    The book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most common microbicides (approx. 300) used for the protection of materials and processes against biodeterioration. The characteristics of each microbicide, e.g. chemical and physical properties, effectiveness and spectrum of efficacy, the knowledge of which is a prerequisite for the effective ...

  • Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations

    While toxicity testing procedures and hazard assessment approaches have been published in past decades, many are wanting in detail for users to fully understand or reproduce successfully. Small-scale freshwater toxicity investigations (Volumes 1 and 2) responds to this need by providing comprehensive information on biological testing which is ...

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