Environmental Pollution: Health and Toxicology , Second Edition
Author(s): S. V. S. Rana
E-ISBN: Publication Year: Reprint 2013
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 550
About the book
ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION: Health and Toxicology in twenty three chapters covers a wide range of problems from pollution to the toxicity of heavy metals, pesticides, organic solvents, chemical warfare agents, biological weapons to animal and plant toxins providing an indepth understanding of different types of pollution and their health effects in man, animal and plants. It offers a comprehensive account on general and applied toxicology.
This book will serve as an ideal text book for students studying environmental pollution, ecology, toxicology, public health, environmental chemistry, medical toxicology, pharmacy and related disciplines.
NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION:
• Chemical Warfare Agents
• Biological Warfare Threats
• Animal and Plant Toxins
• Simple and clear illustrations communicate complex concepts and reinforce comprehension
• Benefits of reading a reference without the bulk
• Logical progression from general principles of environmental pollution to selective toxicity
• Review questions for self assessment
• Bibliography for further study
Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Pollution / Air Pollution / Water Pollution / Marine Pollution / Noise Pollution / Radioactive Pollution / Solid Waste Pollution / Soil and Land Pollution / Environment and Community Health / Ecotoxicology / Occupational Health / Fundamentals of Toxicology / Toxicity of Heavy Metals / Toxicity of Pesticides / Toxicology of Organic Solvents / Detoxication Mechanisms (Phase-I and Phase-II Reactions) / Environmental Carcinogenesis / Environmental Health Risk Assessment / Human Toxicity / New Trends in Toxicology / Chemical Warfare Agents / Biological Warfare Threats / Natural Toxins / Glossary.
Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Researchers and Professionals in Ecology, Environmental Pollution, Public Health, Ecotoxicology and Human toxicology