Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente

May 18, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 295 Pages - 12 Color & 35 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138196827 - CAT# K31203

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Features

  • Reviews general concepts in ecotoxicology
  • Provides a link between environmental and human exposure ecotoxicology with conceptual chapters and case studies
  • Delivers novel data on emerging contaminants in the environment and their exposure routes in humans
  • Discusses ecotoxicology in major biological groups

Summary

This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view on global issues and addressing the increasing diversity and complexity of the ecotoxicological field. It also contains novel information on emerging contaminants, presents bioaccumulation effects on different levels of ecological organization and risk analyses, and discusses novel fields of methodological applications, including key aspects in ecotoxicological and environmental monitoring studies.