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Published by CRC Lewis in Boca Raton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pollution -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Bioremediation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Frederick J. de Serres and Arthur D. Bloom.
ContributionsDe Serres, Frederick J., Bloom, Arthur D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA566 .D4 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p. :
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL783276M
LC Control Number95015280

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Ecotoxicity and Human Health emphasizes the relationships between toxicity, ecological systems, and human health. It focuses on the extent and nature of hazardous waste sites and how their effects may be studied in humans and other systems, using in vitro models, biomarkers of cellular and molecular damage, and animal : Arthur D. Bloom, Frederick de Serres. 7. Assessment of Ecotoxicity. This chapter begins with general background on ecotoxicology and then briefly reviews current approaches for comparative ecotoxicity assessments that are used in several alternatives assessment frameworks (see Appendix B for a more detailed description of approaches used in the alternatives assessment frameworks considered by the committee). The proposed optimization model has a multi-objective function of sustainability which consists of three criteria: material costs (MC), environmental impact (EI), and human toxicity potential (HTP). The MC is determined by Eq. (1), where Cb($/kg) is the cost (in USD per kg) of the biomass, A is the total feed of biomass, C v,j R ($/kg) is the cost of the raw material R (agave bagasse), R v,j.   Results: Altogether, % of the reviewed articles were found to be potentially reproducible. The potential reproducibility for different endpoint groups varied; the respective rates were 39% for physical and chemical properties, 52% for ecotoxicity, 56% for environmental fate, 30% for human health, and 32% for by: 7.

Ultimately, the ecotoxicity data may be combined with other available information (e.g., human health hazard, exposure, etc.) using ToxPi or other approaches. FIGURE Illustrative ToxPi showing relative hazard to aquatic (dark blue), sediment (green), and terrestrial (red) : Industry Decision, Division on Earth. Summary Ecotoxicity and Human Health emphasizes the relationships between toxicity, ecological systems, and human health. It focuses on the extent and nature of hazardous waste sites and how their effects may be studied in humans and other systems, using in vitro models, biomarkers of cellular and molecular damage, and animal models. Ecotoxicity and Human Health emphasizes the relationships between toxicity, ecological systems, and human health. It focuses on the extent and nature of hazardous waste sites and how their effects may be studied in humans and other systems, using in vitro models, biomarkers of cellular and Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / Frederick J. de Serres and Arthur D. Bloom --Hazardous waste: nature, extent, effects, and societal responses / Barry L. Johnson --Ecotoxicology: environmental fate and ecosystem impact / Charles E. Weinstein --Integration of complex mixture toxicity and.

Ecotoxicity and Human Health by Arthur D. Bloom, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Ecotoxicity, the subject of study of the field of ecotoxicology (a portmanteau of ecology and toxicology), refers to the potential for biological, chemical or physical stressors to affect stressors might occur in the natural environment at densities, concentrations or levels high enough to disrupt the natural biochemistry, physiology, behavior and interactions of the living. Laura J. Carter, Chad A. Kinney, in Health Care and Environmental Contamination, Outlook and Future Research Needs Beyond the lack of existing data on the ecotoxicity of HCPs in terrestrial organisms, significant challenges and opportunities exist for scientists when considering the release of HCPs into the natural environment. Ecotoxicity Ecotoxicity is the capacity of a chemical or substance to damage the health of or to kill plants, animals and microbial organisms. Environmental contaminants are human-made substances that harm the earth’s biota by adversely affecting the health of organisms and their offspring or by disrupting the normal functioning of the.