Emerging Contaminants in River Ecosystems

Occurrence and Effects Under Multiple Stress Conditions

  • Mira Petrovic
  • Sergi Sabater
  • Arturo Elosegi
  • Damià Barceló

Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 46)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ladislav Mandaric, Mira Celic, Rafael Marcé, Mira Petrovic
    Pages 3-25
  3. Maja Kuzmanovic, Antoni Ginebreda, Mira Petrovic, Damià Barceló
    Pages 27-45
  4. X. Sanchez-Vila, E. Vàzquez-Suñé, P. Rodríguez-Escales, A. Jurado, A. Folch, A. Carles-Brangarí et al.
    Pages 47-75
  5. Isabel Muñoz, Julio C. López-Doval, Núria De Castro-Català, Maja Kuzmanovic, Antoni Ginebreda, Sergi Sabater
    Pages 79-119
  6. V. Acuña, I. Aristi, I. Aymerich, D. Barceló, L. Corominas, M. Petrovic et al.
    Pages 143-158
  7. Mario Carere, Stefano Polesello, Robert Kase, Bernd Manfred Gawlik
    Pages 197-215
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 217-220

About this book


This volume offers an overview of the occurrence of emerging organic contaminants in Mediterranean rivers and their relevance to their chemical and ecological quality under water scarcity. With chapters covering the effects under multiple stress conditions of pharmaceuticals, polar pesticides, personal care products, and industrial chemicals, the observations presented can be applicable to other parts of the world where water scarcity is an issue. It is of interest to environmental chemists, ecologists, environmental engineers, and ecotoxicologists, as well as water managers and decision-makers.


Mediterranean watersheds Water pollution Emerging organic contaminants Bioaccumulation Mediterranean rivers Water management Ecotoxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mira Petrovic
    • 1
  • Sergi Sabater
    • 2
  • Arturo Elosegi
    • 3
  • Damià Barceló
    • 4
  1. 1.Catalan Institute for Water ResearchGironaSpain
  2. 2.Catalan Institute for Water ResearchGironaSpain
  3. 3.Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of the Basque CountryBilbaoSpain
  4. 4.Catalan Institute for Water ResearchGironaSpain

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