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By Mikko Nikinmaa

ISBN-10: 0124115748

ISBN-13: 9780124115743

An advent to Aquatic Toxicology is an introductory reference for all elements of toxicology touching on aquatic environments. As water resources slash, the necessity to comprehend the results that contaminants can have on aquatic organisms and ecosystems raises in value. This e-book provides you with a superior knowing of aquatic toxicology, its prior, its state-of-the-art current and its most probably future.

An creation to Aquatic Toxicologywill introduce you to the worldwide factor of aquatic infection, detailing the most important assets of infection, from the place they originate, and their results on aquatic organisms and their atmosphere. cutting-edge toxicological subject matters lined comprise nanotoxicology, toxicogenomics, bioinformatics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, in addition to water administration and the toxicological results of significant environmental concerns resembling algal blooms, weather switch and ocean acidification.

This booklet is meant for a person who desires to recognize extra concerning the influence of toxicants on aquatic organisms and ecosystems, or to take care of to this point with contemporary and destiny advancements within the field.

  • Provides with the most recent views at the affects of toxicants on aquatic environments, resembling nanotoxicology, toxicogenomics, ocean acidification and eutrophication
  • Offers an entire evaluate, starting with the origins of aquatic toxicology and concluding with capability destiny challenges
  • Includes assistance on checking out tools and a word list of aquatic toxicology terms.

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Among personal hygiene products, sunscreens deserve specific attention, as they are often compounds that are converted to more toxic ones by the ultraviolet (UV) radiation of the sun after entering the water. Notably, many personal hygiene products contain endocrine-disrupting compounds. 34 2. WHAT CAUSES AQUATIC CONTAMINATION? 5 Paper- and Pulp-Mill Wastewater The toxicity of effluents of paper and pulp mills built with northern European standards has decreased markedly because of decreased dependence on chlorine bleaching and more efficient cleaning of effluents.

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