A unique work for multi-sectorial scientists and practitioners in aquatic ecotoxicology
Includes an explanatory glossary of terms to help understand ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment
Written by experts in key topics of modern aquatic ecotoxicology
With its 104 chapters, this Encyclopedia of aquatic ecotoxicology reveals the diversity of issues, problems and challenges that have faced, and are facing today, receiving environments. It also indicates ways by which tools, strategies and future investigations can contribute to correct, minimize, solve and prevent water quality degradation. Structured homogeneously, the chapters convey salient information on historical background, features, characteristics, uses and/or applications of treated topics, often complemented by illustrations and case studies, as well as by conclusions and prospects. This work is most suitable for teaching purposes. Academics, for example, could literally deliver comprehensive lectures to students simply based on chapter outlines and contents.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Aquatic Ecotoxicology - Biomarkers in Ecotoxicology - Ecological Risk Assessment - Emerging Issues in Ecotoxicology - Water/Sediment Quality Guidelines