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Long Range Transport of Pesticides

1st Edition

By David A. Kurtz

CRC Press

480 pages

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Hardback: 9780873711685
pub: 1990-09-24

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International experts present the latest vital information on long range transport of pesticides. This book includes sources of pesticides from lakes, oceans, and soil, circulation on global and regional basis, deposition, and fate of pesticides. An ACS Division of Agrochemicals book and Environmental Chemistry book.

Table of Contents

Movement of Pesticides from Soil to the Atmosphere. Modeling Pesticide Volatilization and Soil Decline Under Controlled Conditions. Comparison of Pendimethalin Airborne and Dislodgeable Residues Following Application to Turfgrass. A Field Mass Balance Study of Pesticide Volatilization, Leaching, and Persistence. Modeling the Volatilization of Pesticides, and their Distribution in the Atmosphere. Regional and Global Transport and Distribution of Trace Species Released at the Earth's Surface. The Calculated Effects of Nonexchangeable Material on the Gas/Particle Distributions of Organochlorine Compounds at Background Levels of Suspended Atmospheric Particulate Matter. Measurements of Selected Organochlorine Compounds in Air Near Ontario Lakes: Gas-Particle Relationships. Atmospheric Reaction Pathways and Lifetimes for Organophosphorus Compounds. Global Monitoring of Organochlorine Insecticides-An 11-Year Case Study (1975-1985) of HCHs and DDTs in the Open Ocean Atmosphere and Hydrosphere. Distribution of Hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Pacific Ocean Basin, Air, and Water, 1987. Concentration and Variation of Trace Organic Compounds in the North Pacific Atmosphere. Distribution of Organochlorines in the Atmosphere of the South Atlantic and Antarctic Oceans. Regional Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Pesticides in Maryland. Long-Range Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Toxaphene. Atmospheric Deposition of Selected Organochlorine Compounds in Canada. Transport of Soluble Pesticides through Drainage Networks in Large Agricultural River Basins. Studies on the Transport and Fate of Chlordane in the Environment. Mass Balance Accounting of Chemicals in the Great Lakes. Limitations of the Compartmental Approach to Modeling Air-Soil Exchange of Pesticides. Atmospheric Contributions to Contamination of Lake Ontario. Evidence for Long-Range Transport of Toxaphene to Remote Arctic and Subarctic Waters from Monitoring of Fish Tissues. Chlorinated Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Atmosphere of the Canadian Arctic. Deposition and Accumulation of Selected Agricultural Pesticides in Canadian Arctic Snow. Estimates of Human Exposure to Pesticides Through Drinking Water: A Preliminary Risk Assessment. An Integrated Model of Atmospheric and Aquatic Chemical Fate Useful for Guiding Regulatory Decisions: A Proposal. Beyond Long-Range Transport: A Model of a Global Gas Chromatographic System.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science