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Author International Association for Great Lakes Research Symposium on Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change 2 (41st : 1998 : Hamilton, Ont.)

Title Biomonitors and biomarkers as indicators of environmental change 2 : a handbook / edited by Frank M. Butterworth, Amara Gunatilaka, and Maria Eugenia Gonsebatt
Published New York ; London : Kluwer Academic, [2001]


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Description x, 508 pages,2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Series Environmental science research ; v. 56
Environmental science research ; v. 56
Contents 1. Introduction / Frank M. Butterworth, Rafael Villalobos-Pietrini and Maria E. Gonsebatt -- 2. A Brief Review of Chemical and Biological Continuous Monitoring of Rivers in Europe and Asia / Amara Gunatilaka and Peter Diehl -- 3. The Evaluation of "Dynamic Daphnia Test" after a Decade of Use: Benefits and Constraints / Amara Gunatilaka, Peter Diehl and Heike Puzicha -- 4. The "Musselmonitor" as Biological Early Warning System: The First Decade / Kees J. M. Kramer and Edwin M. Foekema -- 5. Quantitative Behavior Analysis - A New Approach to the Challenges of Environmental Toxicology / O. Hunrich Spieser -- 6. An Introduction to Behavioral Monitoring - Effects of Nonylphenol and Ethinyl-Estradiol on Swimming Behavior of Juvenile Carp / O. Hunrich Spieser, Julia Schwaiger and Hermann Ferling / [et al.] -- 7. How to Use Fish Behavior Analysis to Sensitively Assess the Hazard Potentials of Environmental Chemicals / Daniela Baganz, Georg Staaks and O. Hunrich Spieser / [et al.] -- 8. Continuous Water Monitoring: Changes of Behavior Patterns as Indicators of Pollutants / Elke Blubaum-Gronau, Michael Hoffmann and O. Hunrich Spieser / [et al.] -- 9. Restoration and Classification of Water-Borne Microbial Images for Continuous Monitoring of Water Quality / Manohar Das and Frank M. Butterworth -- 10. Screen-printed Disposable Biosensors for Environmental Pollution Monitoring / David C. Cowell, Abdul K. Abass and Antony A. Dowman / [et al.] -- 11. Optical Sensors and Biosensors for Environmental Monitoring / Patricia Scully, Rekha Chandy and Robert Edwards / [et al.] -- 12. Recombination as Indicator for Genotoxic and "Non-genotoxic" Environmental Carcinogens / Rudolf Fahrig -- 13. Somatic Mutation and Recombination Test in Drosophila Used for Biomonitoring of Environmental Pollutants / Judith Guzman-Rincon, Patricia Ramirez-Victoria and Luis Benitez -- 14. A New Way to View Complex Mixtures: Measurement of Genotoxic Effects of Mixtures of a Polychlorinated Biphenyl, a Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon, and Arsenic / Richard M. McGowen, D. Carl Freeman and Frank M. Butterworth -- 15. Drosophila is a Reliable Biomonitor of Water Pollution / Patricia Ramos-Morales, Maria Guadalupe Ordaz and Adriana Dorantes / [et al.] -- 16. A New Multispecies Freshwater Biomonitor for Ecologically Relevant Supervision of Surface Waters / Almut Gerhardt -- 17. Cytogenetic and Cytotoxic Damage in Exfoliated Cells as Indicators of Effects in Humans / Maria E. Gonsebatt, Patricia Guzman and Juliana Blas -- 18. p53 Mutation Load: a Molecular Linkage to Carcinogen Exposure and Cancer / S. Perwez Hussain and Curtis C. Harris -- 19. Plant Biomonitors in Aquatic Environments: Assessing Impairment via Plant Performance / Lesley Lovett-Doust and Jon Lovett-Doust -- 20. Fish Chromosomes as Biomarkers of Genotoxic Damage and Proposal for the Use of Tropical Catfish Species for Short-term Screening of Genotoxic Agents / Manuel Uribe-Alcocer and Pindaro Diaz-Jaimes -- 21. The Tetramitus Assay / Robert L. Jaffe -- 22. The Use of Aquatic Invertebrate Toxicity Tests and Invertebrate Enzyme Biomarkers to Assess Toxicity in the States of Aguascalientes and Jalisco, Mexico / Roberto Rico-Martinez, Carlos Alberto Velazquez-Rojas and Ignacio Alejandro Perez-Legaspi / [et al.] -- 23. Biomonitoring of Pesticides by Plant Metabolism: an Assay Based on the Induction of Sister-Chromatid Exchanges in Human Lymphocyte Cultures by Promutagen Activation of Vicia faba / Sandra Gomez-Arroyo, Maria Elena Calderon-Segura and Rafael Villabos-Pietrini -- 24. Genetic Monitoring of Airborne Particles / Rafael Villalobos-Pietrini, Sandra Gomez-Arroyo and Omar Amador-Munoz -- 25. Abstracts of presentations not submitted as chapters
Notes "Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research Symposium on Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change 2, held May 18-22, 1998, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Biological monitoring -- Congresses.
Pollution -- Measurement -- Congresses.
Indicators (Biology) -- Congresses.
Biochemical markers -- Congresses.
Environmental monitoring -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Butterworth, Frank M.
Gunatilaka, Amara.
Gonsebatt, Maria Eugenia.
International Association for Great Lakes Research.
Conference on Great Lakes Research (41st : 1998 : Hamilton, Ont.)
Symposium on Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change (2nd : 1998 : Hamilton, Ont.)
LC no. 2001267149
ISBN 0306463873