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By Vincent Felten, Guillaume Tixier, François Guérold (auth.), Jean-François Férard, Christian Blaise (eds.)

With its 104 chapters, this Encyclopedia of aquatic ecotoxicology finds the range of matters, difficulties and demanding situations that experience confronted, and are dealing with this present day, receiving environments. It additionally exhibits methods through which instruments, ideas and destiny investigations can give a contribution to right, reduce, resolve and stop water caliber degradation.

Structured homogeneously, the chapters exhibit salient details on historic historical past, beneficial properties, features, makes use of and/or functions of taken care of issues, usually complemented through illustrations and case reviews, in addition to by means of conclusions and customers. This paintings is most fitted for instructing reasons. lecturers, for instance, may perhaps actually bring complete lectures to scholars easily in keeping with bankruptcy outlines and contents.

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A species is defined as a group of organisms potentially or effectively interfertile and able to produce a fertile offspring. , bacterial species as opposed to protozoans or invertebrates). Defining what belongs to a taxonomic group, and what criteria should be Acid Rain Ecotoxicity 3 A considered to distinguish a taxon from another, is based on classification systems proposed by taxonomists (see entry on “▶ Microbiotests in Ecotoxicology”). Taxonomic groups Groups of organisms that are classified into specific units (taxa) based on features that set them apart from other groups.

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Wilkinson Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, Downtown Station Montreal, QC, Canada Rudolf S. S. Wu School of Biological Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China Liliana Zalizniak Biotechnology and Environmental Biology, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC, Australia Xiaowei Zhang The State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, School of the Environment, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China Bin Zhu Aquatic Ecosystem Protection Research Division, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, Montre´al, QC, Canada Dick de Zwart National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Laboratory for Ecological Risk Assessment (LER), Bilthoven, The Netherlands Reviewers Merrin Adams Centre for Environmental Contaminants Research, CSIRO Land and Water, Kirrawee, NSW, Australia Anne Alix European Regulatory Risk Management, European Development Centre, Abingdon, Oxon, UK David Alvarez Environmental Chemistry Branch, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, MO, USA Marc Amyot De´partement de sciences biologiques, Universite´ de Montre´al, Montre´al, QC, Canada Brad Angel Centre for Environmental Contaminants Research, CSIRO Land and Water, Kirrawee, NSW, Australia Gertie H.

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