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Pollution in tropical aquatic systems

Pollution in tropical aquatic systems

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.,
    • Aquatic ecology -- Tropics.,
    • Water quality management -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementeditors, Des W. Connell, Darryl W. Hawker.
      ContributionsConnell, D. W., Hawker, Darryl W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH545.W3 P65 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1550183M
      ISBN 100849365813
      LC Control Number91029858

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Pollution in tropical aquatic systems Download PDF EPUB FB2

We have identified a need to draw together knowledge of physiochemical and biological aspects of pollution in tropical aquatic systems. This book results from this and we hope will assist in providing management strategies to protect these systems from pollution effects.

In organising the book we have, as far as possible, attempted to cover the range of topics important in understanding pollution in tropical Cited by: Pollution in Tropical Aquatic Systems 1st Edition by Des W.

Connell (Author) ISBN Cited by: Recreational activities which involve contact with water are very popular, especially in the warmer tropical waters. The risks vary with the type of activity, and those where there is prolonged intimate contact with the water, and thereby greater likelihood of ingesting water, pose greater : Anne R.

McNeill. Get this from a library. Pollution in tropical aquatic systems. [D W Connell; Darryl W Hawker;] -- We have identified a need to draw together knowledge of physiochemical and biological aspects of pollution in tropical aquatic systems.

This book results from this and we hope will assist in. Summary: Discusses the physical, biological, microbiological and chemical aspects of pollution in tropical aquatic systems. The book draws together much of the available data and information on the effects of tropical pollution into a single, comprehensive text.

We have identified a need to draw together knowledge of physiochemical and biological aspects of pollution in tropical aquatic systems. This book results from this and we hope will assist in providing management strategies to protect these systems from pollution effects.

In organising the book we have, as far as possible, attempted to cover the range of topics important in understanding pollution in tropical. Pollution and Fish Health in Tropical Ecosystems - CRC Press Book The tropical zone contains the highest diversity of fish species on the planet.

Many of these species are being continuously exposed to pollutants that pose serious hazards to fish health thereby posing serious risks for entire fish populations. Aquatic Pollution, Third Edition, is a first-rate teaching and learning tool for courses in environmental science, zoology, oceanography, biology, and civil or sanitary engineering.

It is also an /5(2). In book: Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes., Chapter: Biodiversity in Aquatic Systems of the Tropical Andes, Publisher: Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI.

human being, aquatic life and also disturbs the production of different crops (Ashraf et al, ; Scipeeps, ). In fact, the effects of water pollution are said to be the leading cause of death for humans across the globe, moreover, water pollution affects our oceans, lakes, rivers, and drinkingCited by: DDT is toxic to humans and can alter chromosomes.

PCBs cause liver and nerve damage, skin eruptions, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, and fetal abnormalities. Along many shores, shellfish can no longer be taken because of contamination by DDT, sewage, or industrial wastes. Microplastic debris in aquatic ecosystems has become an important global pollution issue because of their ubiquitous presence in freshwater and marine environments.

The abundance of microplastics, combined with their small size and subsequent association with plankton in the water column, allows for direct ingestion by aquatic biota at.

Pollution that comes from a single source, like an oil or chemical spill, is known as point source pollution. Point source pollution events often have large impacts, but fortunately, they occur less often.

Discharge from faulty or damaged factories or water treatment systems is also considered point source pollution. Wetlands for Water Pollution Control, Second Edition, covers the fundamental science and engineering principles relevant to the drainage and treatment of both storm and wastewater.

Standard and novel design recommendations for predominantly constructed wetlands and related sustainable drainage systems are also provided to account for the interests of professional engineers and environmental.

Fully updated to reflect current understanding and discussing these major recent developments, this fourth edition of Aquatic Pollution covers every aspect of pollution associated with urban runoff, acid rain, sewage disposal, pesticides, oil spills, nutrient loading, and more.

Case studies of major pollution sites, all original to this new edition, help to illustrate points made in general discussion.

nents of the biological ecosystem in aquatic environments. The book will be useful to a wide range of undergraduates and beginning graduate 7 Pollution of Aquatic Systems: Pollution Through Eutrophication, Environmental Microbiology of Aquatic and Waste Systems 1File Size: 8MB.

Water pollution, the release of substances (such as chemicals or microorganisms) and energy (in the form of radioactivity or heat) into surface and subsurface waters to the point where they interfere with beneficial use of the water or with the natural functioning of ecosystems.

For domestic sewage, which is the main focus of this book, the main pollutants are:suspended solids,biodegradable organic matter,nutrientsandpathogenic organisms. Their impact in the water body is analysed in detail in Chapter 3.

The modern aquatic environment has suffered greatly from physical disturbance as well as organic and inorganic toxic pollution. Although scientists recognized the negative effects of pollutants in the s and before, it was not until Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring was published in that it became common public knowledge that organic and inorganic pollutants can have strongly negative, far-reaching, and.

A clear, straightforward presentation of concepts and issues in aquatic pollution This comprehensive introductory text presents a systematic study of pollution in oceans, lakes, streams, and underground aquifers.

In a clear, straightforward style that is easily accessible to nonscientists, it describes the sources, features, and effects of thirteen different types of aquatic pollution. Pollution of ground-and surface waters with nitrates from agricultural sources poses a risk to drinking water quality and has negative impacts on the environment.

At the national scale, the gross nitrogen budget (GNB) is accepted as an indicator of pollution caused by nitrates. There is, however, little common EU-wide knowledge on the budget application and its comparability at the farm level.Fertilizer runoff tops the list of pollutants affecting aquatic ecosystems in North America.

When it comes to figuring out where this pollution actually originates, however, and how to stop it, answers are rarely simple or clear-cut. These pollutants have a plethora of sources, and though they're all considered.In the chapter Part I: Pesticides in Worldwide Aquatic Systems, the levels/categories of pesti- cides per continent/country are displayed.

The maximum average concentrations shown in.