Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Seventh Volume

    Little EE, Greenberg BM, DeLonay AJ
    Published: 1998

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    Provides a variety of environmental toxicology issues that reflect the current status of ecotoxicology research and methodology.

    28 peer reviewed papers represent the three major components of ecotoxicology including:

    • measurements of toxicity of contaminants in aqueous, sediment, soils, air, and dietary media to terrestrial and aquatic plants and animals

    • monitoring, identification, and quantification of contaminants in the environment

    • assessment of ecological and human health risks of exposure.

    Paper authors represent a cross section of ecotoxicology's professional community, including scientists from academia, government, and the private sector.

    Table of Contents

    Influence of UVB Radiation on Aquatic Ecosystems
    Lean D.

    Problems in Conducting In-situ Experiments to Evaluate the Influence of UV-B Radiation on Amphibian Eggs and Larvae
    Berrill M., Lean D.

    Methods for Assessing the Impacts of Ultraviolet-B Radiation on Aquatic Invertebrates
    Havel J., Hurtubise R., Little E.

    Establishment of Quality Assurance Procedures for Aquatic Toxicity Testing with the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    Freeman M., Marse T., Williams P.

    Developmental Arrest in Grass Shrimp Embryos Exposed to Selected Toxicants
    Wilson J.

    Evaluating Sublethal Indicators of Stress in Asiatic Clams (Corbicula fluminea) Caged in an Urban Stream
    Belin J., Black M.

    Identification of Cytochrome P4501A Inducers in Complex Mixtures of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Crunkilton R., De Vita W., Villeneuve D.

    Occurrence and Distribution of Semivolatile Organic Compounds in Stream Bed Sediments, United States, 1992–95
    Furlong E., Lopes T., Pritt J.

    Characterization of Ambient Levels of Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons for Surficial Soil in the Urban Piedmont Region of New Jersey
    Sanders P., Wong D.

    Interactive Effects of Pesticide Mixtures on the Neurobehavioral Responses and Ache Levels of Planaria
    Ace L., Feldhaus A., Feldhaus J., Pope C.

    Use of Selective Silver Impregnation of Neuronal Degeneration as a Biomarker for Assessing Organophosphorus-Induced Neuropathy in the Central Nervous System. A Review
    Bursian S., Tanaka D.

    The Use of Field Methods to Evaluate the Toxicity of Lead to Plants at a Small Arms Firing Range
    Collins W., DeShields B., Griffin D., Laughlin T., Meredith R.

    Use of Azolla to Assess Toxicity and Accumulation of Metals from Artificial and Natural Sediments Containing Cadmium, Copper, and Zinc
    Brinkman S., Flickinger S., Nimmo D., Powell G.

    Comparison of Two Reference Toxicants and Their Effect upon the Growth and Development of Myriophyllum Sibiricum in Axenic Culture
    Roshon R., Stephenson G.

    An Approach to Defining a Control or Diluent Soil for Ecotoxicity Assays
    Evenden W., Sheppard S.

    Utilization of a Duckweed Bioassay to Evaluate Leaching of Heavy Metals in Smelter Contaminated Soils
    Lydy M., Williams T., Youngman A.

    Quality Control Associated with use of Semipermeable Membrane Devices
    Crunkilton R., DeVita W.

    Experiences with EPA's Proposed Screening Analyses for Bioconcentratable Compounds
    LaFleur L., Louch J., Wilson G., Woodrow D.

    Method Comparison for Quantification of a Complex Mixture of Petroleum VOCs in a Biofiltration Unit
    John W., Kleinheinz G.

    Surfactant Toxicity Identification with a Municipal Wastewater
    Amato J., Wayment D.

    Application of TIEs in Studies of Urban Stormwater Impacts on Marine Organisms
    Bay S., Greenstein D., Jirik A., Lau S., Zellers A.

    Effect of Keratin on Heavy Metal Chelation and Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms
    Coello W., Khan M.

    Assessment of Selenium Food Chain Transfer and Critical Exposure Factors for Avian Wildlife Species: Need for Site-Specific Data
    Adams W., Brix K., Cardwell R., Cothern K., Fairbrother A., Tear L., Toll J.

    A Tiered Approach for Evaluating Avian Risk Posed by Pesticide Products
    Habig C., Leyes G.

    Risk Assessment of Human and Animal Health Drugs in the Environment: A Chemical Fate-and Environmental Effects-Approach
    Velagaleti R., Winberry M.

    Health Risk Assessment of Hexachlorobenzene and Hexachloro-Butadiene Residues in Fish Collected from a Hazardous Waste Contaminated Wetland in Louisiana, USA
    Abdelghani A., Heyer L., Pramar Y., Tchounwou P.

    Comparison of LC50 Results from Commonly Used Computer Programs
    Sebaugh J.

    Mathematical Methods for Comparing Structures of Ecological Communities: A Survey for Ecotoxicologists
    Skinner C., Steele C.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1333-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5384-4

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

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