Editors: Daniela M. Pampanin, Magne O. Sydnes

Petrogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment: Analysis, Synthesis, Toxicity and Environmental Impact

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-428-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-427-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810842751170101

Introduction

Although a lot is known about the influence of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) on the marine environment, there are still many unanswered questions. Petrogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment is a monograph that sums up basic knowledge about this topic while highlighting current research practices useful in studying the aquatic environment. It starts with an introduction to effect of PAH in the marine environment. It then proceeds to provide information on techniques to monitor PAH levels and investigate the affected environment in order to control the subsequent negative effects. Chapters also detail the carcinogenic and endocrine effects of PAHs on fish as well as the degradation of PAHs by microorganisms. This monograph is a useful reference for environmental science students and professionals learning about the role of PAH in the marine environment.

Foreword

- Pp. i
Steinar Sanni
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Preface

- Pp. ii
Daniela M. Pampanin and Magne O. Sydnes
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iii
Daniela M. Pampanin and Magne O. Sydnes
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Introduction to Petrogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Aquatic Environment

- Pp. 3-17 (15)
Daniela M. Pampanin

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The Presence of Petrogenic PAHs in the Aquatic Environment, a Focus on Monitoring Studies

- Pp. 18-49 (32)
Daniela M. Pampanin

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Oil Spill Fingerprinting - Identification of Crude Oil Source of Contamination

- Pp. 50-64 (15)
Magne O. Sydnes

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Carcinogenicity of Petrogenic PAHs

- Pp. 65-110 (46)
Jeremie Le Goff

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PAH Metabolites in Fish and Invertebrates: Analysis and Endocrine Disruptive Potential

- Pp. 111-134 (24)
Denise Fernandes, Anna Marqueno, Cinta Porte and Montserrat Sole

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Synthesis of Environmental Relevant Metabolites

- Pp. 135-204 (70)
Emil Lindback and Magne O. Sydnes

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Microbial Degradation in the Aquatic Environment

- Pp. 205-232 (28)
Andrea Bagi

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Subject Index

- Pp. 233-236 (4)
Daniela M. Pampanin and Magne O. Sydnes
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