Environmental Contaminants in Biota: Interpreting Tissue by W. Nelson Beyer,James P. Meador

By W. Nelson Beyer,James P. Meador

Examining tissue residues of contaminants in biota finds the circulate of contaminants inside organisms and during nutrients chains in addition to the context for knowing and quantifying accidents to organisms and their groups. but tissue concentrations of a few contaminants are specifically demanding to interpret and the facility of today’s analytical chemists to supply trustworthy analytical info of most crucial environmental contaminants usually surpasses the facility of ecotoxicologists to interpret these data.

Offering assistance at the ecotoxicologically significant interpretation of tissue concentrations, Environmental Contaminants in Biota, analyzing Tissue Concentrations, moment Edition is up to date with present info and new methods of examining these info in addition to extra contaminants now not formerly thought of. starting with a heritage of flora and fauna toxicology and information interpretation, chapters hide quite a lot of contaminants and their dangerous and deadly concentrations in quite a few animals together with DDT, Dioxins, PCBs, and PBDEs in aquatic organisms; methylmurcury, selenium, and hint metals in fishes and aquatic invertebrates; and prescription drugs and natural contaminants in marine mammals. The publication considers the effect of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans, and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers; cyclodiene; and different organochlorine insecticides in birds and mammals. Later chapters research the results and research of lead, cadmium, and radionuclides in biota.

With hundreds of thousands of released learn papers reporting tissue concentrations every year, Environmental Contaminants in Biota, studying Tissue Concentrations, moment Edition provides ecotoxicologists the facility to attract actionable price in regards to the toxicological outcomes of these concentrations and relate tissue concentrations quantitatively to damage: the middle of ecotoxicology.

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