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Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment

1st Edition

Edited by Peter M. Chapman, William J. Adams, Marjorie Brooks, Charles G. Delos

CRC Press

368 pages

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Based on the work and contributions of 46 scientists, managers, and policymakers, Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment documents the state of the science and explores how to use this information when assessing and managing the environmental effects of Se. A focused discussion on the fate and effects of Se in aquatic ecosyste

Table of Contents

A Pellston Workshop on Selenium in the Aquatic Environment. Executive Summary. What You Need to Know about Selenium. Environmental Sources, Speciation, and Partitioning of Selenium. Bioaccumulation and Trophic Transfer of Selenium. Selenium Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms. Selenium Risk Characterization. Appendix A: Selected Case Studies of Ecosystem Contamination by Selenium. Appendix B: Commentary: Persistence of Some Fish Populations in High-Selenium Environments.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General