Toxicity Monitoring Books

  • Biological Degradation and Bioremediation of Toxic Chemicals

    In this book, editor G Rasul Chaudhry presents a wide range of topics authored by researchers at the cutting edge of biodegradation and bioremediation. The book includes recent research describing how microorganisms clean soil and water, and how they remove toxic substances. It also presents information on how genetics and molecular ...

  • 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 ...

  • Aquatic Toxicology and Risk Assessment: 14th Volume

    Evolving concepts and perspectives in aquatic toxicology and hazard assessment. Topics covered: • Organ System Toxicology and Biomarkers• Risk Assessment and Complex Mixtures• The Animal Welfare Act• Toxicant Reduction Strategies• Carcinogenesis• Bioconcentration• Toxicity Evaluation• Sediment ...

  • Use of Biomarkers in Assessing Health and Environmental Impacts of Chemical Pollutants

    Molecular Dosimetry: Use of Biomarkers in Quantitative Risk Assessment; L. Rhomberg. Dose Response Relationships for Mutagenic and Carcinogenic Action of Genotoxic Agents: Measurement of Mutation Spectra as a Molecular Dosimeter; W.G. Thilly. Biomarkers of Environmental Exposure: Public Health Assessment as a Tool in Identifying Human ...

  • Male-Mediated Developmental Toxicity

    Introduction; A.F. Olshan, D.R.Mattison. Concepts and Mechanisms: Methods and Concepts in Detecting Abnormal Reproductive Outcomes of Paternal Origin; A.J. Wyrobek. Laboratory Evidence: Specificlocus Mutation Tests in Germ Cells of the Mouse: An Assessment of the Screening Procedures and the Mutational Events Detected; J. Favor. Laboratory ...

  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Litigation (California Civil Practice)

    This practice guide keeps you up to date on environmental statutes and cases affecting California. Teams of experienced civil litigators provide information on toxic tort litigation involving personal injury or property damage, Superfund litigation, Proposition 65 litigation, insurance coverage litigation, citizen suits, regulatory proceedings, ...

  • Sea-Dumped Chemical Weapons: Aspects, Problems and Solutions

    The ecological threat posed by the more than 300,000 tonnes of chemical weapons dumped in the sea after the Second World War is one that demands the urgent attention of the international community. The amount dumped represents more than three times as much as the total reported chemical arsenals of the United States and Russia. The munitions ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Biomarkers and Risk Assessment (5th Volume)

    Features the most up-to-date research on the diversity of biological measures of environmental stress exposure in every strata of living organisms. 30 peer-reviewed papers from the world's leading experts in the field cover two key areas: Biomarkers --Comprehensive information on the various classes of biomarkers currently being researched and the ...

  • Trends in Levels and Effects of Persistent Toxic Substances in the Great Lakes

    'Are the Great Lakes getting better or worse?' This is the question that the public, scientists and managers are asking the International Joint Commission after a quarter-century of cooperative action by the United States and Canadian governments to clean up the Great Lakes. This volume contains papers from the workshop on Environmental ...

  • 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 ...

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    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Gatekeeping in State Laws Report

    This report explores the use of “gatekeeper” mechanisms as a means of enhancing the effectiveness of state environmental programs. A gatekeeper is an independent third party who is enlisted by the government to assure that regulated entities properly perform under a regulatory scheme. Several existing and one proposed state ...

  • Metals in Society and in the Environment

    In 2002, the Swedish Metal Information Task Force (MITF) engaged the Environmental Research Group (MFG) to update previous monographs on copper, zinc and major alloying metals (such as chromium, nickel and molybdenum) in society and in the environment. This book presents new results on metal fluxes from society to the environment, on metal ...

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