Community Toxicity Testing

    Cairns J
    Published: 1986

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    This book offers the reader a series of case histories of actual use of complex test systems together with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages. A substantial amount of information and methodology is provided that can be used in the validation process at the community level of biological organization.

    Table of Contents

    Cairns J.

    Evaluation of the Use of Community Similarity Techniques As Applied to Phytoplankton Communities
    Reinke D.

    Some Methods for Measuring Effects of Toxicants on Laboratory- and Field-Colonized Estuarine Benthic Communities
    Tagatz M.

    Comparison of Estimates of Hazard Derived at Three Levels of Complexity
    Buikema A., Cairns J., Niederlehner B., Pratt J.


    Community-Level Effects of Coyote Population Reduction
    Schmidt R.

    The Sea Urchin: Bioassay for the Assessment of Damage from Environmental Contaminants
    Cipollaro M., Corsale G., Esposito A., Giordano G., Pagano G., Ragucci E., Trieff N.

    Preliminary Results of Interlaboratory Testing of a Standardized Aquatic Microcosm
    Conquest L., Kindig A., Taub F.


    A Microcosm Procedure for Determining Safe Levels of Chemical Exposure in Shallow-Water Communities
    Giddings J.

    A Comparison of Mixed Flask Culture and Standardized Laboratory Model Ecosystems for Toxicity Testing
    Harrass M., Shannon L., Walbridge C., Yount J.

    Evaluation of Simple Generic Aquatic Ecosystem Tests to Screen the Ecological Impacts of Pesticides
    Axler R., Newhook R., Sheehan P.

    Population and Guild Analysis for Interpretation of Heavy Metal Pollution in Streams
    Petersen R.

    Impact of Drilling Fluids on Seagrasses: An Experimental Community Approach
    Clark J., Duke T., Hendricks S., Macauley J., Morton R., Owsley-Montgomery S., Plaia G., Price W.

    A Simple In-Stream Test of Laboratory Findings that NTA Protects Fish and Invertebrates Against Copper and Zinc
    Sprague J.


    Effect of 3-Trifluoromethyl-4-Nitrophenol on the Structure and Function of Protozoan Communities Established on Artificial Substrates
    Cairns J., McCormick P., Pratt J.

    Structural and Functional Response of Natural Phytoplankton and Periphyton Communities to a Cationic Surfactant with Considerations on Environmental Fate
    Larson R., Lewis M., Taylor M.

    Use of Limnocorrals in Evaluating the Effects of Pesticides on Zooplankton Communities
    Day K., Kaushik N., Solomon K., Stephenson G.

    Zooplankton Community Responses to Synthetic Oil Exposure
    Franco P., Giddings J., Hook L.

    Production of Coexisting Juvenile Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout in Heated Model Stream Communities
    Davis G., Hughes R.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D19

    DOI: 10.1520/STP920-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4985-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0488-4

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