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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Toxicology and Risk Assessment

    28 papers in this state-of-the-art publication present regulatory concerns, basic research, risk and hazard assessment, and methods development in environmental toxicology. Sections include: • Ecological Risk Assessment Under TSCA • Evaluating Ecological Impacts at the Population and Community Levels • Biomarkers • Marine ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Toxicants in Aqueous Ecosystems

    It is becoming increasingly realised that the oceans and rivers, in particular, are not unlimited reservoir into which waste can be dumped and that control of these emissions is necessary if complete destruction of the environment is to be avoided. T. R. Crompton has drawn together up-to-date information on these issues and on the relevant ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

    Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; ...

  • Regulation through Revelation

    Information provision is increasingly being used as a regulatory tool. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program required facilities that handle threshold amounts of specific chemicals to report yearly their releases and transfers of these toxic substances. The TRI data have become the yardstick by which ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Aspects of Converting CW Facilities to Peaceful Purposes

    There is hardly any information available on the chronic effects of low doses of chemical warfare agents, but there is a growing body of data on the chronic effects of exposure to other toxic materials (PAHs, PABs and the like). One of the four main themes of the book is thus the chronic effects of extended exposure to low doses of toxic material. ...

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