1st Edition

Bioavailability, Toxicity, and Risk Relationship in Ecosystems




ISBN 9781578081929
Published January 3, 2003 by CRC Press
360 Pages

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This book describes the bioavailability, toxicity and risk relationships of metal contaminants in ecosystems. It discusses bioavailability within the context of environmental health and ecotoxicological risk assessment and the potential impact that metals may have on soil ecosystem.

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES: Risk Assessment in Environmental Contamination and Environmental Health: Michael Moore; The Role of Chemical Separation in Bioavailability: S bastien Suav ; Bioavailability of Metals in the Soil-plant Environment and its Potential Role in Risk Assessment: R. Naidu et al. INDICATORS OF BIOAVAILABILITY: Microbial Parameters as Indicators of Toxic Effects of Heavy Metals on the Soil Ecosystem: Phil Brooks; Metal-Algae Interactions: Implications of Bioavailability: M. Megharaj et al.; Absorption and Translocation of Chromium by Plants: Plant Physiological and Soil Factors: R.H. Loeppert et al. CASE STUDIES: Effects of Mine Wastewaters on Freshwater Biota in Tropical Northern Australia: Scott J. Markich et al.; Inplace Inactivation and Natural Ecological Restoration Technologies (IINERT): W.R. Berti and J.A. Ryan; An Assessment of the Revegetation Potential of Acidic Basemetal Tailings using Metal-tolerant Grass Species and Lime: W.J. Morrell et al.; Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in West Bengal--India and Bangladesh: Case Study on Bioavailability of Geogenic Arsenic: Uttam Kumar Chowdhury et al.; Plant Soil Metal Relationships from Micro to Macro Scale: K. Bujtas et al.

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