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Wildlife Toxicology

Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues, 1st Edition

Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Thomas E. Lacher, George C. Cobb, Stephen Boyd Cox

CRC Press

340 pages

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Updating the extremely successful Wildlife Toxicology and Population Modeling (CRC Press, 1994), Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues brings together a distinguished group of international contributors, who provide a global assessment of a range of environmental stressors, including pesticides, environmental contaminant

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview. Environmental Toxicology of Munitions-Related Compounds: Nitroaromatics and Nitramines. Agriculture: Pesticides, Plants, and Biofuels. Influence of Pesticides and Environmental Contaminants on Emerging Diseases of Wildlife. Impacts of Contaminants and Pesticides on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Structure and Function. Impacts of Anthropogenic CO2 and Climate Change on the Biology of Terrestrial and Marine Systems. Statistical Models in Wildlife Toxicology. Global Perspectives on Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Issues. Ecological Risk Assessment and Emerging Issues in Wildlife Toxicology. Looking Forward: The Global Future of Wildlife Toxicology.

About the Editors

Ronald J. Kendall, Ph.D., is the director of The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH). He is also chair of the Department of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and former president of SETAC.

Thomas E. Lacher, Jr., Ph.D., is head of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A & M University in College Station.

George P. Cobb III, Ph.D., is a professor of Environmental Toxicology, TlEHH, at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He is also the incoming president of SETAC.

Stephen Boyd Cox, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Environmental Toxicology, TlEHH, at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI070000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General