By Claude Amiard-Triquet PhD, Jean-Claude Amiard PhD, Catherine Mouneyrac PhD
Aquatic Ecotoxicology: Advancing instruments for facing rising Risks provides an intensive examine contemporary advances in aquatic ecotoxicology and their program in assessing the chance of famous and rising environmental contaminants.
This crucial reference, introduced jointly through prime specialists within the box, publications clients via current and novel techniques to environmental threat evaluate, then proposing contemporary advances within the box of ecotoxicology, together with omics-based applied sciences, biomarkers, and reference species.
The e-book then demonstrates how those advances can be utilized to layout and practice assays to find the toxicological endpoints of rising dangers in the aquatic surroundings, reminiscent of nanomaterials, own care items, PFOS and chemical combinations. The textual content is a useful reference for any scientist who reports the results of contaminants on organisms that dwell inside of aquatic environments.
- Provides the newest views on rising poisonous dangers to aquatic environments, comparable to nanomaterials, prescribed drugs, chemical combos, and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
- Offers sensible tips on fresh advances to aid in determining the main applicable toxicological assay
- Presents case stories and data on quite a few reference species to aid placed the ecotoxicological concept into functional threat assess
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It is also important to take into account the trophic transfer of pollutants from sediment (suspended in the water column or deposited) and microorganisms to invertebrates (filter-feeders or deposit feeders) then predatory fish (omnivorous, carnivorous, supercarnivorous). When these data are available, they can be used in models for predicted environmental concentrations (PECs). Modeling is particularly useful for certain emerging contaminants such as nanoparticles that cannot be directly measured in environmental matrices (Chapter 17).
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Aquatic Ecotoxicology: Advancing Tools for Dealing with Emerging Risks by Claude Amiard-Triquet PhD, Jean-Claude Amiard PhD, Catherine Mouneyrac PhD