Validation and Predictability of Laboratory Methods for Assessing the Fate and Effects of Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems

    Boyle TP
    Published: 1985

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    Contains 15 papers that reflect new research thrusts in the validation and predictability of methods for environmental hazard assessment. The methods use laboratory microcosms, single species laboratory bioassays, and computer modeling techniques.

    Table of Contents

    Boyle T.

    Boyle T.

    Comparison of Microbial Transformation Rate Coefficients of Xenobiotic Chemicals Between Field-Collected and Laboratory Microcosm Microbiota
    Holm H., Kellogg R., Lewis D.

    Comparison of Environmental Effect and Biotransformation of Toxicants on Laboratory Microcosm and Field Microbial Communities
    Portier R.

    Use of a Three-Phase Microcosm for Analysis of Contaminant Stress on Aquatic Ecosystems
    Adams V., Parker J., Porcella D., Werner M.

    Realism and Replicability of Lentic Freshwater Microcosms
    Harte J., Levy D., Lockett G., Oldfather J., Rees J., Saegebarth E., Schneider R.

    Comparison of Laboratory Microcosms and Field Responses to Copper
    Harrass M., Taub F.

    Effects of Atrazine on Community Level Responses in Taub Microcosms
    Katko A., Larsen D., Rohm C., Stay F.

    Experimental Ponds for Evaluating Bioassay Predictions
    deNoyelles F., Kettle W.

    Calibration of Laboratory Bioassays with Results from Microcosms and Ponds
    Franco P., Giddings J.

    Comparison of Laboratory and Field Assessment of Fluorence—Part I: Effects of Fluorence on the Survival, Growth, Reproduction, and Behavior of Aquatic Organisms in Laboratory Tests
    Boyle T., Fairchild J., Finger S., Henry M., Little E.

    Comparison of Laboratory and Field Assessment of Fluorene—Part II: Effects on the Ecological Structure and Function of Experimental Pond Ecosystems
    Boyle T., Finger S., Paulson R., Rabeni C.

    Sediment Toxicity, Contamination, and Macrobenthic Communities Near a Large Sewage Outfall
    Cole F., DeBen W., Ditsworth G., Schults D., Swartz R.

    Models for Predicting the Fate of Synthetic Chemicals in Aquatic Ecosystems
    Burns L.

    The Concept of Prognostic Model Assessment of Toxic Chemical Fate
    Lassiter R., Overton W.

    A Framework for the Complementary Use of Mathematical Models and Microcosms in Environmental Assessment
    Chen C., Harte J., Kawaratani R., Levy D., Lockett G., Porcella D., Rees J.

    Effects of Atrazine on Aquatic Ecosystems: A Physical and Mathematical Modeling Assessment
    Kollig H., Malanchuk J.


    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP865-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4930-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0433-4

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