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Aquatic pollution : an introductory text

Author: Edward A Laws
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : J. Wiley, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Aquatic pollution includes a number of severe environmental hazards such as heavy metals, sewage, pathogenic microorganisms, and oil found in both freshwater and marine environments. Recognizing,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Laws
ISBN: 0471348759 9780471348757
OCLC Number: 924738337
Notes: Previous edition: 1993.
Description: xiv, 639 s. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Fundamental Concepts. Photosynthesis. Physical Factors Affecting Production. Cultural Eutrophication-Case Studies. Nonpoint Source Pollution. Sewage Treatment. Pathogens in Natural Waters. Toxicology. Industrial Pollution. Pesticides. Thermal Pollution and Power Plants. Metals. Oil Pollution. Radioactivity. Acid Deposition. Groundwater Pollution. Plastics in the Sea. Glossary. Units of Measurement and Abbreviations. Index.
Responsibility: Edward A. Laws.
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"Each pollution issue is made clear and interesting by using one or more examples." (International Jnl of Environment & Pollution, Vol.15, No.6, 2001)

 
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