Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 468
Weight: 741 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 25 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.
From the reviews:
"This volume illustrates many applications of wildlife ecotoxicology to environmental policy and litigation. It describes detectives exploring toxicologic causes of the morbidity and mortality of individual organisms and declines of wildlife populations. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals; informed general readers." (J. Burger, Choice, Vol. 49 (9), May, 2012)
"Wildlife Ecotoxicology might look like heavy going but is actually much more accessible than most collections of research papers. ... Stories are told, both environmental and human, that should open up the subject to a broader audience. ... By bringing both the peregrine falcon and vulture stories together, we get a real sense of how the field has changed over the last 50 years and appreciate the ongoing need for dedicated ecotoxicologists. Highly recommended." (Ian Powell, The Biologist, Vol. 59 (4), October, 2012)
"This book presents 13 examples of investigations of either the effects of single chemicals or site contamination on wildlife (ecological risk assessments) or of the causes of observed effects (ecological causal assessments). ... This book will be interesting to professional ecotoxicologists who are likely to know of many of these cases and some of the participants. It would be an excellent adjunct to conventional ecotoxicology texts in graduate programs." (Glenn Suter, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Vol. 8 (2), January, 2012)
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