Comprehensive introductory textbook for students and specialists in ecology, environmental science, and chemistry.
Suitable for undergraduate or graduate level courses, this introductory textbook covers the basic concepts and methods of the field, discusses the environmental toxicology of individual substances and groups of substances, and discusses risk assessment, rehabilitation, and regulatory toxicology. Case studies illustrate the issues. A glossary is included, as is a list of abbreviations and acronyms. Wright teaches at the University of Maryland. Welbourn teaches at Queen's University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)