Biological Effects of Surfactants. (eBook, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Biological Effects of Surfactants.

Biological Effects of Surfactants.

Author: S A Ostroumov
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding the role of aquatic biota and the impact of pollution and chemical substances that enter aquatic ecosystems is crucial to the assessment, prevention, and remediation of damaged environments. Biological Effects of Surfactants synthesizes the most important findings from hundreds of articles and the author's current experiments on the biological effects of synthetic surfactants and detergents on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S A Ostroumov
ISBN: 9781420021295 142002129X
OCLC Number: 437168198
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Foreword by M.E. Vinogradov and V.D. Fedorov; Foreword by Steven C. McCutcheon; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Anthropogenic Impacts and Synthetic Surfactants as Pollutants of Aquatic Ecosystems; Chapter 2: Organisms and Methods; Chapter 3: Biological Activity of Waters Containing Anionic Surfactants; Chapter 4: Biological Activity of Waters Containing Nonionogenic Surfactants; Chapter 5: Biological Activity of Waters Containing Cationic Surfactants; Chapter 6: Biological Effects of Surfactant-Containing Mixtures and Other Preparations. Chapter 7: Biological Effects of Synthetic Surfactants and Participation of Hydrobionts in Water PurificationGeneralizing Remarks; Conclusions; References; Addendum; Subject Index.

Abstract:

Understanding the role of aquatic biota and the impact of pollution and chemical substances that enter aquatic ecosystems is crucial to the assessment, prevention, and remediation of damaged environments. Biological Effects of Surfactants synthesizes the most important findings from hundreds of articles and the author's current experiments on the biological effects of synthetic surfactants and detergents on individual organisms, populations, communities, and ecosystems. This book offers a new perspective of the hazards of pollution. The book draws upon concepts in hydrobiology, biogeochemical c.
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Excellent useful book

by Professor_S.K. (WorldCat user published 2014-06-06) Excellent Permalink

I predict that the citation of this useful book will increase in future. This is a unique book. This is a first world-level monograph on ecotoxicology of detergents and the main components of detergents, namely, synthetic...
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Unique, excellent book on environmental toxicology of detergents

by Dean2014 (WorldCat user published 2014-09-14) Excellent Permalink

This excellent book contains many new facts on environmental toxicology of detergents and synthetic surfactants. It is very useful.  The readers  will find lots of new facts on toxic effects of detergents and surfactants on bacteria, algae, higher plants, and invertebrates (e.g. leeches...
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