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Fundamental Toxicology Methods and Resources for Assessing Water-relatedContamination

  • Keith R. Cooper
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Abstract

This chapter provides a brief overview of basic toxicological methods and approaches which can be used by engineers in the field to make a rapid environmental risk determination. In addition, Internet sites which deal with specific contaminants, standard operating procedures, and methods for assessing deleterious effects on organisms living and depending on ecosystem resources are provided.

Keywords

Trophic Level Methyl Mercury Hazard Quotient Ecological Risk Assessment Acid Volatile Sulfide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith R. Cooper
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology, RutgersThe State University of NJNew BrunswickUSA

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