Persistent Organic Pollutants in Asia: Sources, Distributions, Transport and Fate

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Persistent Organic Pollutants in Asia: Sources, Distributions, Transport and Fate

By Li, An; Tanabe, Shinsuke; Jiang, Guibin; Giesy, John P.; Lam, Paul S.K.

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Large amounts of data obtained through environmental monitoring of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in 10 Asian countries and Australia have been compiled and explored using principles of environmental chemistry, toxicology, and risk assessment. This book also includes descriptions and discussions of current governmental policies, monitoring and surveillance programs, history of manufacturing and applications, emission sources, impacts on human health, and cross-boundary transport of POPs in these countries.

* Compiles up-to-date sources, distributions, transport, and fates of highly concerned persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
* Presents exploratory examinations of the data guided by the principles of environmental chemistry, toxicology, and risk assessment
* Includes important context and insight regarding government policies, monitoring and surveillance programs, history of manufacturing and applications, emission sources, impact on human health, and cross-boundary transport of POPs

Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> Toxicology

Persistent Organic Pollutants in Asia: Sources, Distributions, Transport and Fate
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 07/2011
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Language: English
Length: 842 pages

ISBN 10: 0080451322
ISBN 13: 9780080451329
Print ISBN: 9780080451329

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