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Environmental Toxicology provides a detailed, comprehensive introduction to this key area of sustainability and public health research.  The broad coverage includes sections on ecological risk assessment, monitoring, mechanisms, fate and transport, prevention, and correctives, as well as treatment of the health effects of solar radiation and toxicology in the ocean.  The 23 state-of-the-art chapters provide a multi-disciplinary perspective on this vital area, which encompasses environmental science, biology, chemistry, and public health.


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Features authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Covers a wide range of environmental toxicology research, from recreational water risk to biomarkers and metabolomics

Written for an audience of undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers


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Environmental Toxicology provides a detailed, comprehensive introduction to this key area of sustainability and public health research.  The broad coverage includes sections on ecological risk assessment, monitoring, mechanisms, fate and transport, prevention, and correctives, as well as treatment of the health effects of solar radiation and toxicology in the ocean.  The 23 state-of-the-art chapters provide a multi-disciplinary perspective on this vital area, which encompasses environmental science, biology, chemistry, and public health.

Features authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Covers a wide range of environmental toxicology research, from recreational water risk to biomarkers and metabolomics

Written for an audience of undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers


Contents:

1. Environmental Toxicology, Introduction
2. Airborne Toxic Chemicals
3. Bioaccumulation/Biomagnifications in Food Chains
4. Biomarkers and Metabolomics, Evidence of Stress
5. Bioremediation and Mitigation
6. Biosensors and Bioassays for Ecological Risk Monitoring and Assessment
7. CERCLA, Sustainability and Public and Environmental Health
8. Ecological and Health Risks at Low Doses
9. Ecological Risk Assessment and Animal Models
10. Environmental Toxicology: Carcinogenesis
11. Environmental Toxicology: Children at Risk
12. Environmental Toxicology: Oxidative Stress
13. Harmful Algal Blooms
14. Microbial Risk Assessment of Pathogens in Water
15. Pathogen and Nutrient Transfer Through and Across Agricultural Soils
16. Recreational Water Risk: Pathogens and Fecal Indicators
17. Science, Policy, and Risk Management: Case of Seafood Safety
18. Sentinel Species in Oceans and Human Health
19. Solar Radiation and Human Health
20. Toxic Chemical Risks
21. Ultraviolet Radiation: Distribution and Variability
22. UV Effects on Living Organisms
23. Xenobiotic Protection/Resistance Mechanisms in Organisms

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ISBN-13: 9781461457640
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: December, 2012
Pages: 690

Subcategories: Pharmacology