By J. M. Neff
The first a part of the ebook is a close dialogue of the chemical composition of produced water from offshore oil wells around the globe and its fates following discharge to the sea. the rest chapters of the publication summarize the present clinical literature at the resources and distributions within the ocean of every of the contaminants of shock and their bioaccumulation and toxicity to marine organisms.
This booklet could be of worth to: environmental scientists within the oil and gasoline undefined; marine toxicologists and ecological threat assessors in academia, govt, and undefined; govt regulatory businesses keen on marine environmental protection.
The e-book advances the concept bioavailability evaluate has to be integrated in all ecological threat checks and different environmental checks of chemical contaminants in marine and freshwater ecosystems.
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Bioaccumulation in Marine Organisms: Effect of Contaminants from Oil Well Produced Water by J. M. Neff