Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parameters - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080234366, 9781483188782

Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parameters

1st Edition

Environmental Sciences and Applications

Editors: S. E. Jørgensen
eBook ISBN: 9781483188782
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 1210
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Environmental Sciences and Applications, Volume 6: Handbook of Environmental Data and Ecological Parameters presents the biological effects of chemical compounds and the physical environment. This book provides a list of the most important compounds from an environmental point of view. Organized into seven parts, this volume begins with an overview of the living organisms in the natural environment. This text then explores the ecosphere, including the element cycles and general properties of chemical compound in the ecosphere. Other parts consider the biological half life time of various chemical compounds and present the toxicological data of specific importance to environmental problems. This book discusses as well the chemical compounds that are related to species. The final part deals with the dynamics of environment and contains equilibrium data, which is often the point of departure for a dynamical description.
This book is a valuable resource for chemists, biologists, ecologists, scientists, and research workers.

Table of Contents


Introduction

Users guide

Part A - Composition and Ecological Parameters of Living Organisms

- A1 - Algae

- A2 - Bacteria

- A4 - Detritus

- A5 - Fish

- A6 - Fungi

- A7 - Invertebrates

- A8 - Kormophytes

- A10 - Vertebrates

- A11 - Zooplankton

Part B - The Ecosphere and Chemical Compounds

- B1 - Biol, half lifetime

- B2 - Ecosphere

- B3 - Light

- B4 - Pesticides

- B5 - Thermodynamic Values

Part C - Biological Effects

Part D - Chemicals and the Living Organisms

- D1 - Background Concentrations

- D2 - Concentrations

- D3 - Concentrations Factors

- D4 - Daily Intake

- D5 - Excretion and Uptake

Part E - Equations for Biological Pricesses

Part F - Equations for Chemical-Physical Processes in the Environment

Part G - Processes in the Environment

- G1 - Absorption and Activity

- G2 - Atmosphere: Emission and Release

- G3 - Diffusion and Dispersion

- G4 - Equilibrium for Chemical Processes in the Environment

- G5 - Rate of Processes in the Environment

- G6 - Stoichiometric Ratio, Temperature Coefficient and Turn over Time of Processes in the Ecosphere

Footnotes

References

English/Latin Names

Subject Index


Details

No. of pages:
1210
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1979
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483188782

About the Editor

S. E. Jørgensen

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