Ecotoxicity Testing Books

  • Extrapolation Practice for Ecotoxicological Effect Characterization of Chemicals

    A wide-ranging compilation of techniques, Extrapolation Practice for Ecotoxicological Effect Characterization of Chemicals describes methods of extrapolation in the framework of ecological risk assessment. The book, informally known as EXPECT, identifies data needs and situations where these extrapolations can be most usefully applied, making it a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Genomics in Regulatory Ecotoxicology: Applications and Challenges

    Aligning environmental science with regulation, this book presents the first in-depth set of recommendations published in the open literature focused specifically on how genomics data could be used in regulatory ecotoxicology. The book develops a conceptual framework of how genomics data can most effectively impact current approaches for ...

  • 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 ...

  • Genomics in Regulatory Ecotoxicology: Applications and Challenges

    Fueled partially by large, well-publicized efforts such as the Human Genome Project, genomic research is a rapidly growing area in multiple biological disciplines, including toxicology. Much of this potential, however, has been discussed in the literature and at technical meetings only in relatively broad terms, making it difficult to assess ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Principles of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition

    Presenting a multidisciplinary perspective in a concise format, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition discusses the fundamental chemical and ecological nature of pollution processes while identifying the major classes of pollutants and their environmental fate. The first edition was originally created to fill the need for a textbook that ...

  • Ecotoxicological Testing of Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems: Emerging Techniques, Trends and Strategies

    Focusing on state-of-the-art biological testing and methods used for aquatic ecosystem health assessment, Ecotoxicological Testing of Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems evaluates the latest bioassay techniques and different types of water and sediment quality assessments. The book also explores multi-tiered approaches to making recommendations for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Multiple Stressor Effects in Relation to Declining Amphibian Population

    Original research discusses the protocols and approaches to studying the effects of multiple environmental stressors on amphibian populations and gives new perspectives on this complicated subject. This new publication integrates a variety of stressors that can act in concert and may ultimately cause a decline in amphibian populations. Sixteen ...

  • 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 ...

  • Species Sensitivity Distributions in Ecotoxicology

    In spite of the growing importance of Species Sensitivity Distribution models (SSDs) in ecological risk assessments, the conceptual basis, strengths, and weaknesses of using them have not been comprehensively reviewed. This book fills that need. Written by a panel of international experts, Species Sensitivity Distributions in Ecotoxicology reviews ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: 3rd Vol.

    Features the latest advances in determining the impact of chemicals on the environment. A comprehensive overview of the current status of ecological risk assessment and suggested advances for the discipline is the cornerstone of this publication. Twenty-two additional papers are presented in five categories, including, for the first time ever, the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Metal Metabolism in Aquatic Environments

    Metal Metabolism in Aquatic Environments is a synthesis of recent developments in the field of metal ecotoxicology and features a number of contemporary issues arising from the interaction of metals and biota, such as pathways of assimilation and food chain transfer, metal accumulation and detoxification in humans and biotransformation of ...

  • Molecular Ecotoxicology of Plants

    A well-structured and comprehensive summary of the strategies and several case studies for applying molecular plant genomics in the fields of plant ecotoxicology and plant ecology. With an increasing number of plant genome projects now being completed, there arises the need to develop plant functional genomics. The book concentrates on ecological ...

  • Fish and Diadromy in Europe (ecology, management, conservation)

    Most of the diadromous fish of the world have decreased in distribution and abundance since the beginning of the twentieth century. They are now threatened, and important conservation issues arise. The causes of these trends vary among species and basins but regional human impact (damming, pollution, fisheries) and global change (climate) are ...

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