Functional Testing of Aquatic Biota for Estimating Hazards of Chemicals

    Cairns J, Pratt JR
    Published: 1988

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    Fifteen peer-reviewed papers emphasize the use of biological function couple with biological structure information to predict the effects of anthropogenic stress on aquatic communities and ecosystems.

    Table of Contents

    Cairns J., Pratt J.

    Cairns J., Pratt J.

    How the Trophic Status of a Community Can Alter the Bioavailability and Toxic Effects of Contaminants
    Bartell S., McCarthy J.

    Use of Vollenweider-OECD Modeling to Evaluate Aquatic Ecosystem Functioning
    Anne Jones R., Fred Lee G.

    Chemically Induced Community Responses in a Compartmentalized Microcosm Assessed by Multidimensional State Space Transitions
    de Zwart D., Langstraat H.

    Microbial Enzyme Activities: Potential Use for Monitoring Decomposition Processes
    Allen Burton G., Dougherty J., Lanza G.

    Use of Microbial Colonization Parameters as a Measure of Functional Response in Aquatic Ecosystems
    Cairns J., Pratt J.

    A Rapid Bioassay Using the Green Alga Selenastrum capricornutum to Screen for Toxicity in St. Lawrence River Sediment Elutriates
    Jarry V., Ross P., Sloterdijk H.

    Effects of Complex Effluents on Photosynthesis in Lake Erie and Lake Huron
    Bridgham S., McNaught D., Meadows C.

    State Changes in Laboratory Microecosystems in Response to Chemicals from Three Structural Groups
    David Yount J., Shannon L.

    An In Situ System for Evaluating Effects of Toxicants on the Metabolism of Littoral Communities
    Kautsky N., Kautsky U., Lindblad C.

    Environmental Chemicals and Biomembranes: Kinetics of Uptake and Influence on Membrane Functions
    Ahlers J., Rösick E., Stadtlander K.

    Developing a Portable Automated Biomonitoring System for Aquatic Hazard Evaluation
    Morgan E., Wright J., Young R.

    Effects of Complex Effluents from the River Raisin on Zooplankton Grazing in Lake Erie
    Bridgham S., McNaught D., Meadows C.

    Fish Behavioral Assessment of Pollutants
    Cairns J., Cherry D., Hartwell S.

    Use of Freshwater Macroinvertebrate Microcosms in the Impact Evaluation of Toxic Wastes
    Livingston R.

    Pollution-Induced Community Tolerance—A New Ecotoxicological Tool
    Blanck H., Molander S., Wängberg S.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D19

    DOI: 10.1520/STP988-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5057-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1165-3

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