Ecotoxicology by Gerrit Schuurmann
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By Gerrit Schuurmann


Ecological Fundamentals, Chemical Exposure and Biological Effects

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Ecotoxicology by Gerrit Schuurmann

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A fresh and comprehensive overview of ecotoxicology today This book provides comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire field of ecotoxicology, from the ecological basics to the effects of chemicals on the environment and the latest test strategies. Contributions by leading figures in ecotoxicology from around the world reflect the broad scope of current thinking and research, making this volume essential reading for informed professionals and students. Areas covered include: Ecosystem sensitivity, principles for analysis, and other fundamentals Fate, distribution, and speciation of chemicals in the environment Bioaccumulation and effects of chemicals Ecotoxicological test systems Concepts of ecological risk assessment Incorporating numerous examples and case studies, this cutting-edge reference is an invaluable resource for those working in environmental toxicology, chemistry, ecology, medicine, engineering, and other related disciplines.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471176442
ISBN-10: 0471176443
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 161mm x 48mm)
Pages: 936
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Gerrit Schuurmann

GERRIT SCHUURMANN, PhD, is Head of the Department of Chemical Ecotoxicology at the UFZ Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig and Honorary Professor at the University of Leipzig, Germany. His research interests include the exposure, transformation, bioaccumulation and ecotoxicological profile of xenobiotics in aquatic and terrestrial environments, prediction of physicochemical properties and molecular reactivity of compounds, structure--activity relationships and modes of chemical toxicity, and methods for the hazard and risk assessment of chemicals. BERND A. MARKERT, PhD, is Professor of Environmental High Technology and Director of the International Graduate School (IHI) in Zittau, Germany. His professional interests include the biochemistry of trace substances in the water/soil/plant system, instrumental analysis of chemical elements, eco-- and human--toxicological aspects of hazardous substances, pollution control by use of bioindicators and technologies for waste management, environmental restoration, and remedial action on soils.

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