Aquatic Ecotoxicology: Volume 2: Fundamental Concepts and Methodologies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Volume 2: Fundamental Concepts and Methodologies, 1st Edition

By Alain Boudou

CRC Press

328 pages

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Research into ecotoxicology can be classified into three fundamental concerns: abiotic factors, which characterize the physicochemistry of environments; biotic factors, relating to biological structures and functions; and contamination factors, which define the modes of pollution of ecosystems. The most significant research methodologies currently being developed in aquatic ecotoxicology are presented, specifically experimental approaches in the laboratory

Table of Contents

Volume 2: 1. Interactive Ecotoxicological Models 2. Fundamental and Applied Monospecific Approaches 3. Contamination of Aquatic Systems and Its Genetic Effects 4. Laboratory and Field Techniques in Ecotoxicological Research: Strengths and Limitation 5. Mathematical Models for Predicating the Fate of Contaminates in Freshwater Ecosystems 6. Applied Ecotoxicology and Methodology Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General