Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment

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CRC Press, 13. 12. 2007 - Počet stran: 880
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 synthesizing the best qualities of a general textbook
 

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Chapter 1 The Hierarchical Science of Ecotoxicology
3
Orgtanismal Ecotoxicology
11
Chapter 2 The Organismal Ecotoxicology Context
13
Chapter 3 Biochemistry of Toxicants
23
Chapter 4 Cells and Tissues
43
Chapter 5 Organs and Organ Systems
63
Chapter 6 Physiology
81
Chapter 7 Bioaccumulation
95
Chapter 20 Introduction to Community Ecotoxicology
361
Chapter 21 Biotic and Abiotic Factors That Regulate Communities
379
Chapter 22 Biomonitoring and the Responses of Communities to Contaminants
409
Chapter 23 Experimental Approaches in Community Ecology and Ecotoxicology
439
Chapter 24 Application of Multimetric and Multivariate Approaches in Community Ecotoxicology
473
Chapter 25 Disturbance Ecology and the Responses of Communities to Contaminants
497
Chapter 26 Community Responses to Global and Atmospheric Stressors
533
Chapter 27 Effects of Contaminants on Trophic Structure and Food Webs
581

Chapter 8 Models of Bioaccumulation and Bioavailability
115
Chapter 9 Lethal Effects
135
Chapter 10 Sublethal Effects
163
Chapter 11 Conclusion
189
Population Ecotoxicology
193
Chapter 12 The Population Ecotoxicology Context
195
The Study of Disease in Populations
215
Chapter 14 Toxicants and Simple Population Models
241
Chapter 15 Toxicants and Population Demographics
263
Chapter 16 Phenogenetics1 of Exposed Populations
281
Damage and Stochastic Dynamics of the Germ Line
305
Natural Selection
331
Chapter 19 Conclusion
353
Community Ecotoxicology
359
Chapter 28 Conclusions
603
Ecosystem Ecotoxicology
611
Chapter 29 Introduction to Ecosystem Ecology and Ecotoxicology
613
Chapter 30 Overview of Ecosystem Processes
635
Chapter 31 Descriptive Approaches for Assessing Ecosystem Responses to Contaminants
665
Chapter 32 The Use of Microcosms Mesocosms and Field Experiments to Assess Ecosystem Responses to Contaminants and Other Stressors
687
The Relationship between Species Diversity and Ecosystem Function
715
Chapter 34 Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Ecosystems
737
Chapter 35 Effects of Global Atmospheric Stressors on Ecosystem Processes
771
Ecotoxicology A Comprehensive TreatmentConclusion
811
Chapter 36 Conclusion
813
Index
829
Back cover
853
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