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 ...

  • 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; ...

  • Technologies for Environmental Cleanup: Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

    It is generally acknowledged today that the most effective strategy for toxic and hazardous waste management is: reduction, reuse and recycle. However, to date most of the activity has been in treatment technologies. This book focuses on recent technological issues commercially available or in various stages of implementation. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Toxics Program Commentaries (California, New Jersey, Texas)

    This publication offers easy access to all hazardous waste and toxics legislation at a national level. It provides a thorough discussion by topic of federal laws and regulations, and indicates the areas in which states may have their own programs. Appendices are included with contact information for the agencies that implement state programs in a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Monitoring Methods for Toxics in the Atmosphere

    Addresses some of the most important classes of air toxics, those that currently generate national and international concern regarding human and ecological hazards, namely volatile organic compounds; acid gases; and HCL and heavy metals from waste incineration. 16 papers that review developments and challenges in the areas of sampling, ...

  • OSHA State Differences Summary (all 50 states)

    Designed to complement the electronic versions of OSHA Auditing: Federal Compliance Guide: Facilities and OSHA Compliance: A Simplified National Guide, OSHA State Differences Summary is an expertly compiled summary of each state's health and safety regulatory requirements as compared to OSHA's national standards. Additional state programs or ...

  • 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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