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Organic Contaminants in the Environment

Environmental Pathways & Effects

  • K. C. Jones

Part of the Environmental Management Series book series (EMISS, volume 19)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Laurel J. Standley, Ronald A. Hites
    Pages 1-31
  3. D. L. Swackhamer, S. J. Eisenreich
    Pages 33-86
  4. R. M. Bell, R. A. Failey
    Pages 189-206
  5. George F. Fries
    Pages 207-236
  6. M. Talaat Balba, Richard J. F. Bewley
    Pages 237-274
  7. S. Tanabe, R. Tatsukawa
    Pages 275-289
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 329-338

About this book

Introduction

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SERIES The current expansion of both public and scientific interest in environ­ mental issues has not been accompanied by a commensurate production of adequate books, and those which are available are widely variable in approach and depth. The Environmental Management Series has been established with a view to co-ordinating a series of volumes dealing with each topic within the field in some depth. It is hoped that this Series will provide a uniform and quality coverage and that, over a period of years, it will build up to form a library of reference books covering most of the major topics within this diverse field. It is envisaged that the books will be of single, or dual, authorship, or edited volumes as appropriate for respective topics. The level of presentation will be advanced, the books being aimed primarily at a research/consultancy readership. The coverage will include all aspects of environmental science and engineering pertinent to man­ agement and monitoring of the natural and man-modified environment, as well as topics dealing with the political, economic, legal and social con­ siderations pertaining to environmental management. J. CAIRNS and R.M. HARRISON v Preface The behaviour and effects of chemicals in our environment is a fascinating subject for scientific investigation. Furthermore, an understanding of these processes is of fundamental importance in our modern world, and should enable us to understand and limit the adverse effects of pollutants.

Keywords

atmosphere ecotoxicology environment environmental science microorganism toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • K. C. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Environmental and Biological SciencesLancaster UniversityLancasterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4329-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8424-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4329-2
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