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Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

J. Brian Alford, Mark S. Peterson, Christopher C. Green

October 29, 2014

At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

R.N. Hughes, D.J. Hughes, I.P. Smith

September 02, 2014

Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by...

Inhalation Toxicology, Third Edition

Inhalation Toxicology, Third Edition

Harry Salem, Sidney A. Katz

August 19, 2014

The lungs provide a significant opportunity for the introduction of both therapeutic and toxic chemicals into the human body. In occupational and domestic environments, hazardous chemicals can enter the body through the lungs via gases, aerosols, and particulates from natural and anthropogenic...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

August 08, 2014

This is the first volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”, dealing with the following topics:• types and management of environmental deterioration, particularly pollution;• environmental toxicology as a versatile tool in monitoring and risk...

Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide

Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical Guide

Ioana Gloria Petrisor

July 14, 2014

A Practical Guide to Environmental Crime Scene Investigations Releasing contaminants into the environment—whether deliberate or unintentional—can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes....

Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater: Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater: Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

Lidia Razowska-Jaworek

June 17, 2014

Calcium and magnesium are abundant in groundwater, but the role of groundwater as the essential source of these important nutrients is very often neglected. Hydrogeochemical studies have focused mainly on the distribution and behaviour of constituents that cause deterioration of water quality, such...

Pharmaceutical Accumulation in the Environment: Prevention, Control, Health Effects, and Economic Impact

Pharmaceutical Accumulation in the Environment: Prevention, Control, Health Effects, and Economic Impact

Walter E. Goldstein

June 12, 2014

A Proactive Approach to Improving and Protecting the Environment The accumulation of pharmaceuticals in the environment is a growing concern, the magnitude of which has not been determined, yet cannot be ignored. Touting the benefits of research and discovery as it relates to a pharmaceutical...

Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies, Second Edition

Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies, Second Edition

Kim H. Tan

June 10, 2014

The field of humic matter research has undergone drastic changes in concepts and principles since the first edition of Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies was published more than a decade ago. Still the only book of its kind specifically addressing humic acid...

Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment

Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment

Colin Walker

May 07, 2014

Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals...

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management

Gian Paolo Rossini

April 24, 2014

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae: Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management  is devoted to the effects toxic microalgae and their poisonous products exert on living systems and how they may affect human activities. The most advanced information regarding the...

One Century of the Discovery of Arsenicosis in Latin America (1914-2014) As2014: Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, May 11-16, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

One Century of the Discovery of Arsenicosis in Latin America (1914-2014) As2014: Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, May 11-16, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marta I. Litter, Hugo B. Nicolli, Martin Meichtry, Natalia Quici, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya, Ravi Naidu

April 08, 2014

The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with considerable societal impact. The congress has focused on cutting edge and...

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 1

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 1

Gian Paolo Rossini

February 14, 2014

This book provides a structured account of the existing knowledge of toxic algae, the chemistry of the toxins they produce, the effects these substances exert in humans and wildlife, as well as the strategies envisaged to protect public health and the environment. It covers recent advances in the...