Toxicity Monitoring Books

  • Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    The main focus of Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment is to explore the untold stories of groundwater arsenic in view of its poisonous nature for human health, social implications, exposure and risk assessment, worldwide concentrations with space-time dimension, micro level GIS application in spatial arsenic concentration, policy ...

  • MT-PCR – A rapid, reliable and effective tool for assessing toxic ‘algal’ blooms in Victorian water supplies: aiding protection and preservation

    This project addressed a need for a sensitive, accurate and reliable testing method to aid assessment of the toxicity of algal blooms and assist water management. Increasingly, diagnostic dilemmas are resolved through the use of DNA-based technologies which often provide high sensitivity and specificity and are efficient both in terms of costs and ...

  • Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of Sludge

    The adoption of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive requires sewage sludge to be subsequently treated and the Sewage Sludge Directive regulates the uses and properties of stabilised sludge for being either recycled or disposed. Both directives drive specific actions in two complementary ways. Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of ...

  • Trace Organic Chemicals in Biosolids-Amended Soils: State-of-the-Science Review

    The presence of trace organic chemicals (TOrCs) in municipal biosolids in the U.S. has received considerable attention by the public and scientific community over the last several years.  Of particular concern is whether the presence of TOrCs in biosolids results in significant risks to public health and the environment upon land application of ...

  • Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    Biological and chemical weapons are a growing terrorist threat to the United States and other nations and countermeasures continue to evolve as a national and global priority issue. To keep up with this rapidly changing and vital field we must establish the current state-of-the-science on countermeasures to form a platform from which to offer ...

  • 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 and Biochemistry of Insecticides

    The first book in two decades to address this multi-faceted field, The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides provides the most up-to-date information on insecticide classification, formulation, mode of action, resistance, metabolism, environmental fate, and regulatory legislation. The book draws on the author’s groundbreaking research in ...

  • Fatty Alcohols - Anthropogenic and Natural Occurence in the Environment

    Fatty alcohols occur naturally in most organisms and can also be used in consumer products including detergents and cosmetics and all of these materials make their way to the sea eventually. These long chain alcohols can be used as biomarkers due to their distinctive source allocations although they have differential degradation rates across the ...

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems

    Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific ...

  • TSCA Deskbook

    Part one of the TSCA Deskbook provides detailed analysis by leading experts of the Toxic Substances Control Act. This step-by-step analysis of the statute integrates statutory and regulatory provisions, Federal Register preambles, and agency memoranda and guidance to provide the clearest, most comprehensive guide available to the regulatory ...

  • Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems

    Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific ...

  • 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 ...

  • Principles of Air Quality Management, Second Edition

    Blending information from popular mainstream articles, highly technical publications, and research journals, the second edition of Principles of Air Quality Management features new sections on air toxics, new information on chronic and acute health effects, and new approaches to the assessment of those impacts on sensitive populations. It ...

  • Principles of Air Quality Management, Second Edition

    Blending information from popular mainstream articles, highly technical publications, and research journals, the second edition of Principles of Air Quality Management features new sections on air toxics, new information on chronic and acute health effects, and new approaches to the assessment of those impacts on sensitive populations. It ...

  • 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 ...

  • Chromium(VI) Handbook

    Brought to the public´s attention in the film Erin Brockovich, chromium(VI) (Cr(VI)) may be a larger problem than it was once thought to be. For example, the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition estimates that the 315 million computers expected to become obsolete and discarded by the year 2004 would contain, among other toxic constituents, 1.2 million ...

  • Toxics Program Matrix Wall Chart

    Designed to complement the state Toxics Program Commentaries, the Federal Toxics Program Commentary, The Complete Guide to Environmental Law, and The Complete Guide to Hazardous Materials Enforcement and Liability: California, these 22' x 34' wall charts outline federal and state environmental laws and regulations by topic and include information ...

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