- Paperback: 296 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis; 2 edition (December 1, 1996)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0748406190
- ISBN-13: 978-0748406197
Publication Date: December 1, 1996 | ISBN-10: 0748406190 | ISBN-13: 978-0748406197 | Edition: 2
Water Pollution Biology presents case studies of biological investigations, biological monitoring techniques, measurement of the impact of toxic pollutants, and general public health issues. A leading text on the sources and effects of water pollution and how it is monitored and controlled, the technical, legal and administrative aspects of water pollution cntrol are outlined, with a specific emphasis on scientific and legislative approaches to the topic.The unique circumstances surrounding estuarine and marine pollution is covered in great detail, and the book also offers valuable guidance on how to formulate and execute water pollution investigations. Now in its thied edition, this book represents a major revision of the subject and is the result of a major consultation process with experts in this field.Illustrated throughout with comprehensive diagrams Water Pollution Biology is an indispensable guide to the subject and will be of interest to all students and professionals in environmental science, water and wastewater technology, and ecology.