Emerging Topics in Ecotoxicology

Human Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

Current and Future Perspectives

Editors: Brooks, Bryan W., Huggett, Duane B. (Eds.)

  • Explores the issue of pharmaceuticals, and other contaminants, in freshwater and coastal ecosystems
  • First book on pharmaceuticals in the environment to cover such a wide range of topics
  • All of the books' contributors are renowned researchers in the field
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About this book

Human interaction with the environment remains one of the most pervasive facets of modern society. In a world characterized by rapid population growth, unprecedented global trade and digital communications, energy security, natural resource scarcities, climatic changes and environmental quality, emerging diseases and public health, biodiversity and habitat modifications are routinely touted by the popular press as they canvas global political agendas and scholarly endeavors.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Perspectives on Human Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

    Brooks, Bryan W. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Environmental Risk Assessment for Human Pharmaceuticals: The Current State of International Regulations

    Straub, Jürg Oliver (et al.)

    Pages 17-47

  • Regulation of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: The USA

    McVey, Emily A.

    Pages 49-61

  • Environmental Fate of Human Pharmaceuticals

    Boxall, Alistair B. A. (et al.)

    Pages 63-83

  • Environmental Comparative Pharmacology: Theory and Application

    Gunnarsson, Lina (et al.)

    Pages 85-108

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-3419-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0163-0
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
Book Subtitle
Current and Future Perspectives
Editors
  • Bryan W. Brooks
  • Duane B. Huggett
Series Title
Emerging Topics in Ecotoxicology
Series Volume
4
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-3473-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-3473-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-3419-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0163-0
Series ISSN
1868-1344
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 304
Topics