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Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

2nd Edition

Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher
October 19, 2018

The book covers the use of life-cycle assessment, risk assessment, and a combined framework of the two in the evaluation of environmental damages and sustainability constraints. The new edition will take into account new developments in the last 10 years and will extend the scope of the book to...

Determination of Target Xenobiotics and Unknown Compound Residues in Food, Environmental, and Biological Samples

1st Edition

Tomasz Tuzimski, Joseph Sherma
October 10, 2018

Xenobiotics are chemical compounds foreign to a given biological system. In animals and humans, xenobiotics include drugs, drug metabolites, and environmental pollutants. In the environment, xenobiotics include synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and industrial pollutants. Many techniques are used in...

Recent Advances in Environmental Management

1st Edition

Ram Naresh Bharagava
October 08, 2018

This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and...

Air Pollution and the Electromagnetic Phenomena as Incitants

1st Edition

William J. Rea
October 01, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

1st Edition

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente
May 18, 2018

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...

Environmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials

1st Edition

Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan
April 12, 2018

Environmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials focuses on causes and prevention of environmental toxicity induced by various nanomaterials. In sixteen chapters it describes the basic principles, trends, challenges, and future directions of nanoecotoxicity. The future acceptance of nanomaterials in...

Strategies for Bioremediation of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants

1st Edition

Maria S. Fuentes, Verónica L. Colin, Juliana M. Saez
January 25, 2018

Increased awareness surrounding environmental protection has prompted the development of more ecofriendly technologies. This book provides useful information on technologies based upon the use of biological agents for environmental clean-up, including bacteria, yeast, fungi, algae, and plants. Some...

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Microorganisms and Bioremediation

1st Edition

Edgardo R. Donati
January 05, 2018

This book serves as a knowledge bank for researchers and graduate students in microbiology, chemistry, and environmental sciences, among others. It focuses on heavy metal in the environment and describes methodologies to immobilize and mobilize heavy metals. It also provides case studies which may...

Ecological Risk Assessment: Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies

1st Edition

Lawrence V. Tannenbaum
December 22, 2017

This book is a compendium of highly purposeful studies all waiting to be conducted. It explains how avoiding common study design flaws, opportunities are created to observe that true risk assessment questions may not exist, that chemically exposed receptors are probably unharmed, and that...

Aquatic Toxicology: Molecular, Biochemical, and Cellular Perspectives

1st Edition

Donald C. Malins
December 18, 2017

Aquatic Toxicology examines research findings on the chronic effects of pollutants on aquatic species. Understanding these chronic effects is vital to determining the impact of small concentrations of pollutants on aquatic life in rivers, estuaries, lakes, and coastal waters. Featuring research...

Sediment Toxicity Assessment

1st Edition

G.Allen Burton
December 13, 2017

Sediment Toxicity Assessment provides the latest information regarding how to evaluate sediment contamination and its effects on aquatic ecosystems. It presents an integrated ecosystem approach by detailing effective assessment methods, considerations, and effects to each major component of marine...

Cadmium in the Environment

2nd Edition

Lars Friberg
December 08, 2017

The focus of this report is upon information essential to the understanding of the toxic action of cadmium and the relationship between dose (exposure) and effects on human beings and animals. The therapy of cadmium poisoning has not been discussed.This review on cadmium in the environment has been...

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