Aquatic Pollutants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080220598, 9781483145143

Aquatic Pollutants

1st Edition

Transformation and Biological Effects

Editors: O. Hutzinger I.H. Van Lelyveld B.C.J. Zoeteman
eBook ISBN: 9781483145143
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1978
Page Count: 534
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Description

Aquatic Pollutants: Transformation and Biological Effects contains the proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Aquatic Pollutants held at Noordwijkerhout (Amsterdam), The Netherlands on September 26-28, 1977. Organized into 47 chapters, this book first describes the aquatic pollutants and their potential biological effects. Subsequent chapters elucidate chemicals with pollution potential; multidetection approach to analysis of organic pollutants in water; volatilization of pollutants from water; microbial transformations of aromatic pollutants; and photochemical transformation of pollutants in water. Other chapters address oxidation of organic compounds in aquatic systems; laboratory microcosms for use in determining pollutant stress; continuous biomonitoring systems for detection of toxic levels of water pollutants; and health aspects of water recycling practices. This book will be useful as a review of existing knowledge in this field. It will also stimulate further thought and research.

Table of Contents


Contents

Preface

Welcome Speech

Opening Address

Aquatic Pollutants and Their Potential Biological Effects

Chemicals with Pollution Potential

The Environmental Chemicals Data and Information Network (ECDIN) and Related Activities of the European Communities

Occurrence, Registry and Classification of Organic Pollutants in Water,with Development of A Master Scheme For Their Analysis

Natural Background of Alkanes in The Aquatic Environment

Multidetection Approach To Analysis of Organic Pollutants in Water. Methods and Comments On Results

Volatile Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Ground and Lake Waters

Occurrence of Carcinogens in Surface Water and Drinking Water

Occurrence and Origin of Non-Biodegradable Contaminants in Surface Waters of the Netherlands

Contribution of Different Sources To Contamination of Surface Waters with Specific Persistent Organic Pollutants

Pollution Abatement; An Industry's Point of View

Volatilization of Pollutants From Water

Microbial Transformations of Aromatic Pollutants

Photochemical Transformation of Pollutants in Water

Oxidation of Organic Compounds in Aquatic Systems: The Free Radical Oxidation of Cumene

Prediction of Photochemical Transformation of Pollutants in The Aquatic Environment

Behavior of Persistent Organic Compounds in Bank-Filtrated Rhine Water

Behavior of Degradable Chemicals in The River Trent

The Scientific Aspects of the Chemical Substances Control Law in Japan

Metabolism: Detoxification Or Toxification

Laboratory Microcosms For Use in Determining Pollutant Stress

European Regulatory Actions Relating To Aquatic Pollutants

Continuous Biomonitoring Systems For Detection of Toxic Levels of Water Pollutants

Sensorily Perceptible Organic Pollutants in Drinking Water

Bioassays On Water Micropollutants

Research in The United Kingdom On Health Aspects of Wastewater Reuse For Potable Supply

Health Aspects of Water Recycling Practices

In Vitro Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis Testing of Residual Organics In Drinking Water

Biomedical Aspects of Biorefractories in Water

A Comparison of the Chlorinated Organic Compounds Present in The Fatty Surface Film of Water and The Water Phase Beneath

Model Study of Lake Superior Organic Carbon Budget Gives Insight On Water Quality Trends

Photochemical Reactions of 2, 3, 7, 8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin (TCDD)

Adsorbed On A Silica Gel Surface

Heavy Metals in Susquehanna River Bottom Sediments - Surficial Concentrations, Urban Impacts and Transport Mechanisms

Nitrification in Rapidly Flowing Streams

Fate of 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine in The Aquatic Environment

The Uptake, Tissue Distribution and Retention of Hexavalent Chromium By Young Rainbow Trout (Salmo Gairdnerii)

The Influence of the PH On The Toxicity of Hexavalent Chromium To Rainbow Trout (Salmo Gairdnerii)

Sublethal Effects of Rhinewater On Rainbow Trout

Studies On Aquatic Pollutants in Relation To Neoplastic Disease of Marine Animals

Partially Induced Hepatic Mixed-Function Oxidase Systems in Individual Members of Certain Marine Species From Coastal Maine and Florida

Organics in Air, Rain, Snow and Lake Surface Water

The Significance of Surface Microlayers in Evaluation of Persistent Pollutants with Aquatic Laboratory Model Ecosystems

Reactions of Ozone with Organic Micro-Pollutants During The Preparation of Drinking Water

Organic Compounds of A Possible Biological Nature Present in Tapwater Of The Netherlands

Biological Monitoring Based On Fish Respiration For Continuous Water Quality Control

Final Considerations

Index


Details

No. of pages:
534
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1978
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483145143

About the Editor

O. Hutzinger

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I.H. Van Lelyveld

B.C.J. Zoeteman

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute for Water Supply, Voorburg, The Netherlands

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