By Claude Amiard-Triquet, Philip S. Rainbow
June 13, 2017
Estuaries in every country exemplify the same paradox — they are among the most productive ecosystems and also among the most impacted by anthropogenic activities. And although estuarine biodiversity is key to the ecological and economic health of coastal regions, estuaries are exposed to toxic ...
By Randall J. F. Bruins, Matthew T. Heberling
December 28, 2004
With contributions from a wide array of economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision-making at a watershed level. It introduces the fields ...
By Mark Crane, Michael C. Newman, Peter F. Chapman, John S. Fenlon
December 04, 2001
How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event ...
By Morris H. Roberts, Jr., Robert C. Hale
September 18, 2001
Risk assessment is the cornerstone of contemporary environmental protection. You must find the answers to questions such as: what might be the impacts of the new synthetic chemicals, what problems might arise from the normal operations of industry, what are the chances of accidental releases and ...