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Aquatic Toxicology and Water Quality Management

ISBN: 978-0-471-61551-4
292 pages
January 1989
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Surveys the state-of-the-art in the toxicology of important aquatic pollutants. Evaluates new concepts, methods, and data, and provides an overview of key research results. Topics covered range from the principles of aquatic toxicology and the development of water quality guidelines for the protection of aquatic resources, to the environmental effects of monitoring and future trends in water quality management. Emphasized is the importance of the linkages between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems to practical and effective environmental effects assessment.
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(H. Regier).

Aquatic Toxicology in Management of Marine Environmental Quality: Present Trends and Future Prospects (M. Waldichuk).

Survival of Lake Charr (Salvelinus Namaycush) Embryos Under Pulse Exposure to Acidic Runoff Water (J. Gunn).

Hematological Parameters and Parasite Load in Wild Fish with Elevated Radionuclide Levels (J. Bernstein & S. Swanson).

Colorimetric Determination of Cyanide in Aquatic Systems (M. Mehra & A. Arseneau).

Nafion Dialysis Procedure for Speciation of Metal Cations (C. Bourque & R. Guy).

Metallothionein Messenger RNA: Potential Molecular Indicator of Metal Exposure (K. Chan, et al.).

Avoidance Tests with a Plating Industrial Effluent (J. Hadjinicolau & L. Spraggs).

Development of Multiresistance Patterns in the Bacterial Flora of Trout Following an Antibiotic Therapy (R. Leger & R. Lallier).

Toxicity Testing of Sediments: Problems, Trends, and Solutions (M. Samoiloff).

Role of Dissolved Oxygen in the Desorption of Mercury from Freshwater Sediment (J. Wang, et al.).

Integrated Ecotoxicological Evaluation of Effluents from Dumpsites (R. Van Coillie, et al.).

The Use of a Fugacity Model to Assess the Risk of Pesticides to the Aquatic Environment of Prince Edward Island (L. Burridge & K. Haya).

Assessment of the Inorganic Bioaccumulation Potential of Aqueous Samples with Two Algal Bioassays (S. Bisson, et al.).

Biodegradation of Petroleum in the Marine Environment and Its Enhancement (K. Lee & E. Levy).

Pesticides in Forestry and Agriculture: Effects on Aquatic Habitats (D. Eidt, et al.).

Index.
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