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Author Eisler, Ronald, 1932-

Title Biogeochemical, health, and ecotoxicological perspectives on gold and gold mining / Ronald Eisler
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2004?]
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Description 1 online resource (355 pages)
Series Environmental toxicology
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; List of Tables; Contents; Part 1: Gold and Gold Compounds; Part 2: Human Health Impacts; Part 3: Effects of Gold Extraction on Ecosystems; Part 4: Mining Legislation, Concluding Remarks, and Indices; General Index; Species Index
Summary As a research biologist with the US Geological Survey, Eisler has been charged over the past several decades with assessing the risk to wildlife of various compounds. Among the most difficult assessment, he has found, are those relating to gold and gold mining, because none of the preceding reports relied significantly on social, political, economi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Gold.
Industrial Waste -- adverse effects.
Mining.
Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects
Gold mines and mining -- Health aspects
Gold -- Physiological effect
Gold -- Toxicology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0849328985
1420037986
9780849328985
9781420037982