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Environmental Toxicology

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Part of Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series

  • Date Published: February 2005
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511074387

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  • Environmental Toxicology is a comprehensive introductory textbook dealing with most aspects of the subject, from the molecular to the ecosystem level. Early chapters deal with basic to advanced concepts, methods and approaches. The next discusses the environmental toxicology of individual or groups of substances. The third part addresses complex issues, in which many of the concepts, approaches and substances covered in earlier parts are incorporated. The fourth part includes chapters on risk assessment, rehabilitation and regulatory toxicology. The book concludes with a summary of present and future areas of emphasis. Each chapter contains a comprehensive list of references and further reading, case studies from different jurisdictions, and student exercises.

    • Comprehensive introductory textbook on environmental toxicology available
    • Valuable both as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students and a reference text for specialists
    • Contains students' exercises, worldwide case studies, detailed glossary and reference list
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Well-done!" Northeastern Naturalist

    "Many chapters end with short (1-2 page) case studies that help demonstrate the main points of the chapter and which will be good teaching tools. Some of these case studies are revisited in later chapters so that students can build on their knowledge.... The material is well organized.... There are actually quite a number of graphs, giving the students practice in interpreting data for themselves.... It covers such a wide range of materials in good detail that individual instructors could easily use only specific sections to fit the needs of their one-semester course." Ecology

    "This book has much to offer as a comprehensive introductory, up-to-date text that will benefit both students and practitioners. The authors have presented a complex and difficult subject sympathetically, in its proper historical context and in a rigorous but accessible style." Gev Eduljee, Chemistry in Britain

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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2005
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511074387
    • contains: 148 b/w illus. 64 tables 74 exercises
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. The emergence of environmental toxicology as science
    2. The science of environmental toxicology: concepts and definitions
    3. Kinetics of toxicant uptake
    4. Methodological approaches
    5. Factors affecting toxicity
    6. Metals and other inorganic contaminants
    7. Organic contaminants
    8. Radiation
    9. Complex issues
    10. Risk assessment
    11. Rehabilitation
    12. Regulatory toxicology
    13. An overall perspective, or where to from here?

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Applied Environmental Science
    • Environmental Toxicology
  • Authors

    David A. Wright, University of Maryland, College Park

    Pamela Welbourn, Queen's University, Ontario

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