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Ecological Models for Regulatory Risk Assessments of Pesticides: Developing a Strategy for the Future

1st Edition

Pernille Thorbek, Valery E. Forbes, Fred Heimbach, Udo Hommen, Hans-Hermann Thulke, Paul van den Brink, Jörn Wogram, Volker Grimm
November 24, 2009

Bringing together more than thirty influential regulators, academics, and industry scientists, Ecological Models for Regulatory Risk Assessments of Pesticides: Developing a Strategy for the Future provides a coherent, science-based view on ecological modeling for regulatory risk assessments. It...

Aquatic Macrophyte Risk Assessment for Pesticides

1st Edition

Lorraine Maltby, Dave Arnold, Gertie Arts, Jo Davies, Fred Heimbach, Christina Pickl, Veronique Poulsen
November 10, 2009

Given the essential role that primary producers play in aquatic ecosystems, it is imperative that the potential risk of pesticides to the structure and functioning of aquatic plants is adequately assessed. An integration of regulatory and research information from key specialists in the area of...

Organic Pollutants: An Ecotoxicological Perspective, Second Edition

2nd Edition

C. H. Walker
November 18, 2008

Difficult to measure accurately and deal with effectively, organic pollutants continue to be a major hazard in the environment. Significantly expanded, the second edition of Organic Pollutants: An Ecotoxicological Perspective describes the mechanistic basis of ecotoxicology, using major groups of...

Veterinary Medicines in the Environment

1st Edition

Mark Crane, Alistair B. A. Boxall, Katie Barrett
September 19, 2008

Examine the Current State of the Science Surface water sampling programs across the globe have shown the presence of many different classes of medicines. The potential risks associated with the release of these medicines into the environment have become an increasingly important issue for...

Extrapolation Practice for Ecotoxicological Effect Characterization of Chemicals

1st Edition

Keith R. Solomon, Theo C.M. Brock, Dick De Zwart, Scott D. Dyer, Leo Posthuma, Sean Richards, Hans Sanderson, Paul Sibley, Paul J. van den Brink
May 23, 2008

A wide-ranging compilation of techniques, Extrapolation Practice for Ecotoxicological Effect Characterization of Chemicals describes methods of extrapolation in the framework of ecological risk assessment. The book, informally known as EXPECT, identifies data needs and situations where these...

Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons

2nd Edition

John R. Cashman
March 31, 2008

Updated to reflect the numerous advances that have evolved since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving...

Fate of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and in Water Treatment Systems

1st Edition

Diana S. Aga
December 26, 2007

The detection of pharmaceutical residues remained elusive until instruments such as liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry became commonplace in environmental laboratories. The documentation of the occurrence of pharmaceutical residues and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water resources...

Natural Attenuation of Trace Element Availability in Soils

1st Edition

Rebecca Hamon, Mike McLaughlin, Enzo Lombi
November 16, 2006

Understanding attenuation processes is important not only for predicting the behavior of contaminants in soil and formulating remediation strategies, but also for mitigating and enhancing the availability of micronutrients in soil for agricultural applications. Natural Attenuation of Trace Element...

Exposure Analysis

1st Edition

Wayne R. Ott, Anne C. Steinemann, Lance A. Wallace
October 26, 2006

Written by experts, Exposure Analysis is the first complete resource in the emerging scientific discipline of exposure analysis. A comprehensive source on the environmental pollutants that affect human health, the book discusses human exposure through pathways including air, food, water, dermal...

Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment

1st Edition

Michael Poschl, Leo M.L. Nollet
August 21, 2006

As radiological residue, both naturally occurring and technologically driven, works its way through the ecosystem, we see its negative effects on the human population. Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment addresses the key issues concerning the relationship between natural and...

Handbook of Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate for Organic Chemicals, Second Edition on CD-ROM

2nd Edition

Donald Mackay, Wan Ying Shiu, Kuo-Ching Ma, Sum Chi Lee
August 01, 2006

Transport and transformation processes as well as physical-chemical properties are key for determining the exposure and effects of various chemicals to humans and other organisms. The Handbook of Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate for Organic Chemicals, Second Edition on CD-ROM...

Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood

1st Edition

Timothy G. Townsend, Helena Solo-Gabriele
June 02, 2006

Due to the extensive use of treated wood products throughout urban and agricultural communities, information concerning the environmental and health risks associated with treated wood is very much in demand. Responding to increasing need for a comprehensive and cohesive source on this topic,...

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