Demography in Ecotoxicology

Demography in Ecotoxicology

ISBN: 9780471490029
Publisher: Wiley
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2000-11-30
Number of pages: 318
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Demography in Ecotoxicology focuses on the interface between toxicology, life history and demographic theory. This comprehensive book examines the different ways of adequately assessing the potential impact of toxic stress on populations and discusses how to obtain an insight into the underlying physiological and genetic mechanisms. The theory is illustrated with empiricial observations on a number of species and organisational levels and the book incorporates:
* case studies;
* real data;
* life history models;
* methodologies; and,
* recommendations for risk assessment
Written by an international team of researchers, Demography in Ecotoxicology will be invaluable to ecotoxicologists, ecologists and wildlife conservationists in academia, industry and regulatory bodies wishing to gain a greater understanding into the prediction and effects of natural and man-made toxicants on populations.

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