Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Second Volume

    Gorsuch JW, Dwyer FJ, Ingersoll CG, La Point TW
    Published: 1993

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    45 papers present the development of new reserach techniques, synopses of available techniques, findings concerning various environmental stressors, and the application of techniques and processes to environmental assessment.

    In eight sections:

    • Aquatic Toxicology and Use of Experimental Ecosystems

    • Biomarkers

    • Effluent Toxicity and Simulated Treatment

    • Environmental Neurotoxicology

    • Plants for Toxicity Assessments

    • Risk Assessment

    • SAR/QSAR in the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

    • Sediment Toxicology.

    Table of Contents

    The Use of Stimulable Bioluminescence from Marine Dinoflagellates as a Means of Detecting Toxicity in the Marine Environment
    Grovhoug J., Lapota D., Moskowitz G., Rosenberger D.

    Effect of Varying Environmental Conditions on the Toxicity of Copper to Salmon
    Davis W., Hickam J., Jeane G., Mudge J., Northstrom T.

    Quality Assurance in Programs Regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Jop K., Royal P.

    Invertebrate Behavior as an Indicator of Contaminated Water and Sediments
    Logan D., Smith E.

    Ameliorating Effect of Sodium Chloride on the Tolerance of Cheumatopsyche pettiti (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae) to Water Acidification
    Camargo J., Ward J.

    Avoidance-Preference Testing in Aquatic Toxicology: Towards a Standardized Methodology
    Steele C., Strickler-Shaw S., Taylor D.

    Community Change and Ecosystem Functional Complexity: A Microcosm Study of Copper Toxicity
    Pratt J., Rosenberger J.

    Utility of Laboratory Microcosms for Predicting the Environmental Fate of Chemicals: A Comparison of Two Microcosm Designs with Butyl Benzyl Phthalate
    Adams W., Saeger V.

    Chlorophyll Fluorescence: Its Status and Future as a Rapid Assay of Plant Stress
    Kapustka L.

    Allozyme Frequency Analysis of Aquatic Populations as an Indicator of Contaminant-Induced Impacts
    Gillespie R., Guttman S.

    Correlation with Fetax of a Cellular Bioassay -Cell Health Assay of Water Quality -CHAWQ
    Bantle J., Blankemeyer J., Friedman M., Stringer B.

    A Short-Term Test for Dioxin Teratogenicity Using Chicken Embryos
    Hehn B., Henshel D., Steeves J., Vo M.

    Biomarkers in Avian Field Studies
    Williams B.

    Effects of a Single Dose Exposure to Aroclor 1254 on Mouse Hepatic Cytochromes P450
    Anderson L., Beebe L., Fornwald L., Fox S., Issaq H.

    Comparison of Acute and Short-Term Chronic Test Methods for Effluent Toxicity Monitoring at Sewage Treatment Facilities
    Dunbar L., Haze T., Iacobucci A.

    Characterization, Identification and Confirmation of Total Dissolved Solids as Effluent Toxicants
    Black J., Goodfellow W., McCulloch W.

    Important Considerations in Choosing a Synthetic Feed for Laboratory-Scale Wastewater Treatment Systems
    Watson H.

    Toxicity Characterization of Chronically Toxic Industrial Wastewaters
    Barbieri J., Kent D., Khan A., Khan S., Sweeney F.

    A Receptor Binding Assay Applied to Monitoring the Neurotoxicity of Parathion to Peromyscus After Oral Exposure
    Eldefrawi A., Eldefrawi M., Jett D.

    Non-Invasive Measures of Neurotoxicity in Terrestrial and Aquatic Oligochaetes
    Drewes C., Lingamneni A., Rogge R.

    A Non-Invasive Neurotoxicity Assay Using Larval Medaka
    Bradbury S., Coats J., Drewes C., Featherstone D.

    Effects of PCB Exposure on Dopamine Levels in the Nervous System of a Mollusc
    Jahan-Parwar B., Sokol R.

    Effect of Embryonic PCB Exposure on Hatching Success, Survival, Growth and Developmental Behavior in Landlocked Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar
    Bush B., Fisher J., Jahan-Parwar B., Spitsbergen J.

    A Review of Terrestrial Plants as Biomonitors
    Pfleeger T., Ratsch H., Shimabuku R.

    The Allium Test — A Potential Standard for the Assessment of Environmental Toxicity
    Fiskesjö G.

    Activation and Detoxification of Nitro-Aromatic Compounds by Plant Tissue Culture Cells
    Longstreth D., Many C., Shane B.

    Phytotoxicity: Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Dosage
    Barker J., Bresler S., Fletcher J., Matthies M., Mc Farlane C.

    Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships for the Photoinduced Toxicity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Duckweed — A Preliminary Model
    Dixon D., Duxbury C., Greenberg B., Huang X., McConkey B., Ren L.

    Ecological Risk Assessment of a Novel Marine Antifoulant
    Hurt S., Jacobson A., Reinert K., Shade W.

    Experimental Versus Empirical Approaches to Setting Water Quality Objectives
    Gilbertson M.

    A Proposed Approach to Quantitatively Assess Potential Ecological Impacts to Terrestrial Receptors from Chemical Exposure
    Stelljes M., Watkin G.

    Defining Scientific Procedural Standards for Ecological Risk Assessment
    Belluck D., Benjamin S., French R., Hull R., O'Connell R.

    The TSCA Interagency Testing Committee, 1977 to 1992: Creation, Structure, Functions and Contributions
    Walker J.

    Metal Accumulation in Blood and Milk of Dairy Cows Grazed or Fed by Fodder Grown on a Sewage Water Disposal Site
    Paliwal K., Rajamanickam C., Varadarajan K.

    The Development of SAR/QSAR for Use Under EPA's Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): An Introduction
    Clements R., Nabholz J., Zeeman M.

    Structure/Activity Relationships for Evaluation of Biodegradability in the EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
    Boethling R.

    The Use of Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) as Screening Tools in Environmental Assessment
    Clements R., Johnson D., Nabholz J., Zeeman M.

    Validation of Structure Activity Relationships Used by the USEPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics for the Environmental Hazard Assessment of Industrial Chemicals
    Clements R., Nabholz J., Osborn K., Wedge R., Zeeman M.

    Quantitative Structure-Activity Predictions for Amine Toxicity to Algae and Daphnids
    Johnson D., Nabholz J., Newsome L.

    Baseline Toxicity QSAR Models: A Means to Assess Mechanism of Toxicity for Aquatic Organisms and Mammals
    Lipnick R.

    Developing Chronic Sublethal Sediment Bioassays: A Challenge to the Scientific Community
    Dillon T.

    Sediment Toxicity Testing: Comparison of Methods and Evaluation of Influencing Factors
    Lasier P., Winger P.

    Density, Diversity and Incidence of Deformities of Benthic Invertebrates Near a Vinyl Chloride Discharge Point Source in the Niagara River Watershed
    Dickman M., Rygiel G.

    The Importance of Biological Testing in the Assessment of Metal Contamination and Site Remediation: A Case Study
    Brandon D., Folsom B., Lee C., Simmers J.

    The TSCA Interagency Testing Committee's Role in Facilitating Development of Test Methods: Toxicity and Bioconcentration Testing of Chemicals Added to Sediments
    Walker J.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1216-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5257-1

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1485-2

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