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Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

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  1. Tolerance to Environmental Contaminants

    Edited by Claude Amiard-Triquet, Philip S. Rainbow, Michele Romeo

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Tolerance, the ability of populations to cope with the chemical stress resulting from toxic contaminants, has been described in many organisms from bacteria to fungi, from phytoplankton to terrestrial flowering plants, and from invertebrates such as worms to vertebrates like fish and amphibians....

    Published January 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Environmental and Economic Sustainability

    By Paul E. Hardisty

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Never before has the quest to balance the needs of people, the environment, and the economy been so important. While sustainability has been widely taken up by governments and business, the world has continued to move in increasingly unsustainable directions, from continued dependence on fossil...

    Published June 20th 2010 by CRC Press

  3. Environmental Assessment of Estuarine Ecosystems

    A Case Study

    Edited by Claude Amiard-Triquet, Philip S. Rainbow

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Estuaries in every country exemplify the same paradox — they are among the most productive ecosystems and also among the most impacted by anthropogenic activities. And although estuarine biodiversity is key to the ecological and economic health of coastal regions, estuaries are exposed to toxic...

    Published February 10th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Applications to Watershed Management

    Edited by Randall J. F. Bruins, Matthew T. Heberling

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    With contributions from a wide array of economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision-making at a watershed level. It introduces the fields...

    Published December 27th 2004 by CRC Press

  5. Species Sensitivity Distributions in Ecotoxicology

    Edited by Leo Posthuma, Glenn W. Suter II, Theo P. Traas

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    In spite of the growing importance of Species Sensitivity Distribution models (SSDs) in ecological risk assessments, the conceptual basis, strengths, and weaknesses of using them have not been comprehensively reviewed. This book fills that need. Written by a panel of international experts, Species...

    Published December 19th 2001 by CRC Press

  6. Risk Assessment with Time to Event Models

    Edited by Mark Crane, Michael C. Newman, Peter F. Chapman, John S. Fenlon

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    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

  7. Coastal and Estuarine Risk Assessment

    Edited by Morris H. Roberts, Jr., Robert C. Hale

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Risk assessment is the cornerstone of contemporary environmental protection. You must find the answers to questions such as: what might be the impacts of the new synthetic chemicals, what problems might arise from the normal operations of industry, what are the chances of accidental releases and...

    Published September 17th 2001 by CRC Press

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