Focusing on the field of metal ion bioactivity in Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships (QSAR), Fundamental QSARs for Metal Ions concentrates on the basic and essential applications of QSAR methods to predict metal ion toxicity, bioconcentration, biosorption, and binding. An excellent...
Published December 12th 2012 by CRC Press
Quantitative Ecotoxicology, Second Edition explores models and methods of quantitative ecotoxicology at progressively higher biological scales using worked examples and common software packages. It complements the author’s previous books, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition and...
Published August 28th 2012 by CRC Press
Media Convergence and Cultural Status
Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status explores how and why television is gaining a new level of cultural respectability in the 21st century. Once looked down upon as a "plug-in drug" offering little redeeming social or artistic value, television is now said to be in a...
Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge
A Transdisciplinary Treatment
How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of...
Published August 21st 2011 by CRC Press
Each year ecotoxicological problems become increasingly complex and encompass broader spatial and temporal scales. Our practical understanding must evolve accordingly to maintain an acceptable quality of life. Fully revised and expanded to reflect new developments, the third edition of Fundamentals...
Published September 27th 2009 by CRC Press
Series: The Art Seminar
Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art...
Published December 16th 2007 by Routledge
A Comprehensive Treatment
Integrating ecotoxicological concepts across a range of hierarchical levels, Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment focuses on the paradigms and fundamental themes of ecotoxicology while providing the detail and practical application of concepts often found in more specialized books. By...
Published December 12th 2007 by CRC Press
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...
Published December 3rd 2001 by CRC Press
Causes of Neurological Complications and Their Prevention
Cardiac surgery procedures are often compromised by neurological complications. Many of these problems can be avoided by careful assessment and monitoring of the patient before, during, and after surgery. This definitive text describes the ways in which cardiac surgery affects the brain, and...
Published April 16th 2000 by CRC Press
Logic and Measurement
Accurate risk assessments are vital to the protection of human, environmental, and ecosystem health. Risk Assessment provides a current, comprehensive reference for researchers and professionals concerned with environmental contamination as well as its effects on humans and ecosystems....
Published April 30th 1998 by CRC Press