The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence

Written By Michael C. Newman
The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 January 2018
  • ISBN : 0128096454
  • Pages : 298 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence written by Michael C. Newman which was release on 31 January 2018, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence: Natural Science, Statistics, Psychology, and Sociology examines how toxicologists and environmental professionals come to understand and make decisions about possible harm from pollutants. Drawing on concepts and techniques from the natural, social and mathematical sciences, the book emphasizes how pollutant-related evidence is gathered, assessed, communicated and applied in decision-making. Each chapter begins with a real-world example before exploring fundamental cognitive, social, statistical or natural science concepts to explain the opening example. Methods from other disciplines for recognizing, reducing or removing the influence of impediments in wise decision-making are highlighted in each chapter. Misreading evidence by the scientific community, and miscommunication to regulators and the public, remain major impediments to wise action in pollution issues. Which evidence comes to dominate the dialogue among scientists, regulators and decision makers depends on social and scientific dynamics. Yet psychological and sociological factors that influence the movement of evidence through scientific communities to regulators receive cursory discussion by professionals unfamiliar with the sociology literature. Toxicologists, environmental scientists, psychologists and professionals and students across the sciences will find the book useful for understanding how evidence is generated, assessed and communicated in their own fields. Includes groundbreaking research synthesizing information from across the sciences to understand the decision-making process Provides real life examples and uses theoretical concepts to analyze them in clear, direct language Encourages critical thinking about complex problems

The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence

The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence
  • Author : Michael C. Newman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : The Nature and Use of Ecotoxicological Evidence: Natural Science, Statistics, Psychology, and Sociology examines how toxicologists and environmental professionals come to understand and make decisions about possible harm from pollutants. Drawing on concepts and techniques from the natural, social and mathematical sciences, the book emphasizes how pollutant-related evidence is gathered, ...

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Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-27
  • Total pages : 682
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : This new edition is revised throughout and includes new and expanded information on natural resource damage assessment, the latest emerging contaminants and issues, and adds new international coverage, including case studies and rules and regulations. The text details key environmental contaminants, explores their fates in the biosphere, and discusses bioaccumulation ...

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Summary : This volume is a collation of articles on counter forensics practices and digital investigative methods from the perspective of crime science. The book also shares alternative dialogue on information security techniques used to protect data from unauthorised access and manipulation. Scandals such as those at OPCW and Gatwick Airport have ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2002-11-13
  • Total pages : 1312
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Summary : Handbook of Ecotoxicology, Second Edition focuses on toxic substances and how they affect ecosystems worldwide. It presents methods for quantifying and measuring ecotoxicological effects in the field and in the lab, as well as methods for estimating, predicting, and modeling in ecotoxicology studies. Completely revised and updated with 18 new chapters, ...

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  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Total pages : 3120
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Summary : The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. It includes over 500 detailed entries, structured to provide the user with complete coverage of the core knowledge, accessed as intuitively as possible, and heavily cross-referenced. Written by an international ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-05
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Summary : Marine Ecotoxicology: Current Knowledge and Future Issues is the first unified resource to cover issues related to contamination, responses, and testing techniques of saltwater from a toxicological perspective. With its unprecedented focus on marine environments and logical chapter progression, this book is useful to graduate students, ecotoxicologists, risk assessors, and ...

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Summary : For the first time, here is a book that focuses on in vitro approaches to the study of the toxicology of polluting agents (including heavy metals, radionuclides, micro-organics, estrogenic compounds, and complex mixtures) in the aquatic environment. The importance of in vitro methods is that they allow standardised techniques to ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-10-28
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Despite the esteemed nature of gold in society, evidence of adverse ecotoxicological effects and risk to human health in various mining and extraction techniques has generated increasing interest in the biological and environmental implications of gold. Biogeochemical, Health, and Ecotoxicological Perspectives on Gold and Gold Mining is the first comprehensive ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-12-22
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Presenting a multidisciplinary perspective in a concise format, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition discusses the fundamental chemical and ecological nature of pollution processes while identifying the major classes of pollutants and their environmental fate. The first edition was originally created to fill the need for a textbook that cover...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-12-13
  • Total pages : 880
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Integrating ecotoxicological concepts across a range of hierarchical levels, Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment focuses on the paradigms and fundamental themes of ecotoxicology while providing the detail and practical application of concepts often found in more specialized books. By synthesizing the best qualities of a general textbook and the narrower, more ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-16
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  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Ecotoxicology offers an overview of current ecotoxicological problems. It includes basic ecotoxicological concepts, as well as information about chemicals and toxic substances that may cause harmful effects on the ecosystem and its living components. The book, with a total of 48 chapters, is divided into three parts. The first part includes ...

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  • Author : Johann F. Moltmann,D.M. Rawson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1995-12-13
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : This new book illustrates the complex nature of ecotoxicological issues, using pesticides as an example. It focuses on the assessment and monitoring of the amounts of pollutants in the environment and the subsequent damage. The text provides the basic information and methodology to help the reader determine the extent of ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003-02-14
  • Total pages : 354
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Ecotoxicology is the study of the effects of toxicants on ecological systems. Ecological effects of contaminants may occur at several levels of biological organisation, from individual organisms to the entire biosphere. Communities consist of interacting populations that overlap in time and space. Thus, community ecotoxicology is concerned with effects of ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 0128096454
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Summary : Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook continues to emphasize principles rather than practice, providing the interdisciplinary perspective and grounding required for research. Organized into three sections, the book ...