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Editors: George H. Nairne
Book Description:
This book discusses various freshwater ecosystems and methods used for the purposes of water quality monitoring, including those utilizing aquatic macrophytes. Early-established management plans provide the first steps towards sustainable management of aquatic environments. Thus, the methods used for managing aquatic plants, including mechanical or manual harvesting, hand-pulling and biological control are discussed. The removal efficiency of nutrients and of metal by macrophytes is examined, as well as the potential use of these plants in wastewater treatment. This book surveys and critically reviews existing literature regarding the presence of steroid sex hormones in freshwater ecosystems, their sources and potential fate. Discharges from wastewater treatment plants and transport from agricultural operations are also examined.Finally, this book discusses the role of NF-kB inhibitors, an inducible transcription, in marine chemical ecology, as well as its role in biomedicine.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Macrophytes as Indicators of the Quality and Ecological Status of Waterbodies and for use in Removing Nutrient and Metals; pg.1-24 (Thiébaut G.
Laboratoire Interactions Ecotoxicité, Université Paul Verlaine de Metz, France)

Management of Invasive Aquatic Plants in France; pg.25-46
(Thiébaut G., Laboratorie Interactions Ecotoxicité, Biodiversité Ecosystèmes, Université Paul Verlaine de Metz, Metz France, Dutartre A., Cemagref, Unité de Récherches Reseaux, France

Mathematical Models for Dynamics and Management of Algal Blooms in Aquatic Ecosystems; pp.47-102
(Takashi Amemiya and Hiroshi Serizawa, Graduate School of Environmental and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Takashi Sakajo, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, and Kiminori Itoh, Graduate School of Engineering, Yokohama University, Yokohama, Japan)

Sources, Presence, Analysis, and Fate of Steroid Sex Hormones In Freshwater Ecosystems - A Review; pp.103-164
(Robert B. Young and Thomas Borch, Colorado State University, Departments of Chemistry & Soil and Crop Sciences, Fort Collins, Colorado)

Changes in Macroinvertebrate Elemental Stoichiometry Below a Point Source in a Mediterranean Stream; pp.165-186
(Jesús D. Ortiz, M. Ángeles Puig and Eugènia Martí, Center of Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), Catalonia, Spain, Francesc Sabater Department of Ecology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and Gora Merseburger, Department of Ecology, University of Barcelona, Department of Food Industries and Environmental Sciences, University of Vic, Catalonia, Spain)

The Functional Role of Phragmites Australis in the Inhibition of Cyanobacterial Growth and the Transition of Plant Species; pp.187-216
(Sheng Zhou, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan; Satoshi Nakai, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan; Megumi Nishikawa, Masaaki Hosomi, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan)

Is ALA-D Activity a Useful Biomarker of Lead Exposure for Field Monitoring Programs? pp.217-262
(Noemí R. Verrengia Guerrero and Paula E. Lombardi, Toxicology and Legal Chemistry, Dept. of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Ecology of Temperate Port Communities pp.263-276
(Chariton Charles Chintiroglou, Chryssanthi Antoniadou, Aristotle University, School of Biology, Department of Zoology, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Chemical Ecology and Medicinal Chemistry of Marine NF-kB Inhibitors pp.277-326
(Folmer F., Schumacher M., Jaspars M., Dicato M., Diederich M.)

Impact of Climate and Environmental Factors on the Epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae in Aquatic Ecosystems; pp.327-360
(Violeta Trinidad Pardío Sedas, Universidad Veracruzana, México)

Aquatic Pollutant Assessment Across Multiple Scales; pp.361-382
(Clint D. McCullough, Centre for Ecosystem Management& Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mine Lakes, Edith Cowan Univ., Australia)

Peculiarities of Radionuclide Distribution in the Main Components of Aquatic Ecosystems within the Chernobyl Accident Exclusion Zone, pp.383-404
(D.I. Gudkov et al. National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine);

Index pp.405-434

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-772-4
   Status: AV
  
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