Impact Assessment of Hazardous Aquatic Contaminants: Concepts and Approaches, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Impact Assessment of Hazardous Aquatic Contaminants

Concepts and Approaches, 1st Edition

By Salem Rao

CRC Press

232 pages

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What is the impact of environmental mutagens and genotoxins? Can vitellogenin induction in fish indicate estrogen exposure? What does EROD induction reveal?

Impact Assessment of Hazardous Aquatic Contaminants answers these questions and more. The book evaluates the harmful effects of complex toxicants on the subcellular and cellular levels of biota in aquatic environments. The eight chapters offer current information on contamination and remediation of marine life. This presentation is of particular value to ecotoxicologists, environmentalists, and industrial regulators.

Editor Salem Rao has worked in aquatic and environmental microbiology and toxicology for over 30 years. His work addresses key environmental issues of global concern by contributing strategies and solutions for aquatic life management.

Table of Contents

Neoplastic and Inflammatory Liver Diseases of White Suckers as Environmental Quality Indicators -- M.A. Hayes and G.M. Kirby

The Japanese Medaka (Oryzias latipes): An In Vivo Model for Assessing the Impacts of Aquatic Contaminants on the Reproductive Success of Fish - C.D. Metcalfe, M.A. Gray, and Y. Kiparissis

Assessment of the Impact of Environmental Mutagens and Genotoxins: An Overview - B.K. Burnison and S.S. Rao

Characteristics of EROD Induction Associated with Exposure to Pulp Mill Effluent - K.R. Munkittrick, M.R. Servos, K. Gorman, B. Blunt, M.E. McMaster, and G.J. Van Der Kraak

EROD Induction in Fish: A Tool to Measure Environmental Exposure - J.L. Parrott, R. Chong-Kit, and D. A. Rokosh

Vitellogenin Induction in Fish as an Indicator of Exposure to Environmental Estrogens - J. Sherry, A. Gamble, P. Hodson, K. Solomon, B. Hock, A. Marx, and P. Hansen

Ecotoxicological Assessment of Japanese Industrial Effluents Using a Battery of Small-Scale Toxicity Tests - T. Kusui and C. Blaise

Bioremediation of Freshwater Sediments Contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons - A. G. Seech and J.T. Trevors

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science