Editors: Francisco Sánchez-Bayo, Paul J. van den Brink, Reinier M. Mann

Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals

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ISBN: 978-1-60805-663-7
eISBN: 978-1-60805-121-2 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2011
DOI: 10.2174/97816080512121110101

Introduction

Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals presents a comprehensive, yet readable account of the known disturbances caused by all kinds of toxic chemicals on both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Topics cover the sources of toxicants, their fate and distribution through the planet, their impacts on specific ecosystems, and their remediation by natural systems. Each chapter is written by well-known specialists in those areas, for the general public, students, and even scientists from outside this field. The book intends to raise awareness of the dangers of chemical pollution in a world dominated by industry and globalization of resources. Because the problems are widespread and far reaching, it is hoped that confronting the facts may prompt better management practices at industrial, agricultural and all levels of management, from local to governmental, so as to reduce the negative impacts of chemical contaminants on our planet.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Francisco Sánchez-Bayo
University of Technology Sydney
Australia


Paul J. van den Brink
Alterra and Wageningen University
The Netherlands


Reinier M. Mann
University of Technology Sydney
Australia




Contributor(s):
María Jesús Belzunce
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain


Ángel Borja
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain


Ton Breure
RIVM Laboratory for Ecological Risk Assessment
Bilthoven
BA, 3720
The Netherlands


Paul J. van den Brink
Alterra and Wageningen University, Wageningen University and Research Centre
P.O. Box 47
Wageningen
AA, 6700
The Netherlands


Joost W. van Dam
Australian Institute of Marine Science
Townsville
Qld, 4810
Australia


Joxe Mikel Garmendia
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain


Mark L. Hanson
Department of Environment and Geography
University of Manitoba
Canada


Anne Hollander
Radboud University Nijmegen
Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Ketil Hylland
Department of Biology
University of Oslo
Blindern
Oslo, N-0316
Norway


Colin R. Jackson
Department of Biology
University of Mississippi
Mississippi, 38677
USA


Robert Kröger
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University
Mississippi, 39762
USA


Matthias Liess
Department System Ecotoxicology
UFZ – Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Leipzig, 04317
Germany


Reinier M. Mann
Centre for Ecotoxicology, Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Technology Sydney
Present Address: Hydrobiology, NSW 2007, Australia
Brisbane
Australia


Dik van de Meent
RIVM Laboratory for Ecological Risk Assessment
Bilthoven
BA, 3720
The Netherlands


Matthew T. Moore
USDA Agricultural Research Service
National Sedimentation Laboratory, Oxford
Mississippi , 38655
USA


Jochen F. Mueller
The University of Queensland, National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology
Coopers Plains
Qld, 4108
Australia


Andrew P. Negri
Australian Institute of Marine Science
Townsville
Qld, 4810
Australia


Willie J.G.M. Peijnenburg
Laboratory for Ecological Risk Assessment
National Institute of Public Health and the Environment
Bilthoven
BA, 3720
The Netherlands
/
Leiden University, Institute of Environmental Sciences
Leiden
RA, 2300
The Netherlands


José Germán Rodríguez
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain


Francisco Sánchez-Bayo
Centre for Ecotoxicology
University of Technology Sydney
NSW, 2007
Australia
/
Department of Environment
Climate Change & Water NSW, 480 Weeroona Road
Lidcombe
NSW, 2141
Australia


Ralf B. Schäfer
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia; Present address: Institute for Environmental Sciences, University Koblenz- Landau
Landau
Germany


Paul K. Sibley
School of Environmental Science, University of Guelph
Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada


Oihana Solaun
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain


Dean G. Thompson
Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada
Sault Ste. Marie
Ontario, P6A 2E5
Canada


Sven Uthicke
Australian Institute of Marine Science
Townsville
Qld, 4810
Australia


Martina G. Vijver
Leiden University, Institute of Environmental Sciences
Leiden
RA, 2300
The Netherlands


A. Dick Vethaak
Deltares, Marine and Coastal System
Delft
MH, 2600
The Netherlands
/
VU University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies
De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam
HV, 1081
The Netherlands


Izaskun Zorita
AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division
Pasaia, 20110
Spain




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