Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers

Bringing Science into River Management Plans


ISBN: 978-3-642-25721-6 (Print) 978-3-642-25722-3 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-23

    Occurrence and Elimination of Pharmaceuticals During Conventional Wastewater Treatment

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    Pages 25-53

    Bioavailability of Organic Contaminants in Freshwater Environments

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    Pages 55-83

    The Use of Attached Microbial Communities to Assess Ecological Risks of Pollutants in River Ecosystems: The Role of Heterotrophs

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    Pages 85-115

    The Use of Photosynthetic Fluorescence Parameters from Autotrophic Biofilms for Monitoring the Effect of Chemicals in River Ecosystems

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    Pages 117-146

    Consistency in Diatom Response to Metal-Contaminated Environments

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    Pages 147-179

    Advances in the Multibiomarker Approach for Risk Assessment in Aquatic Ecosystems

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    Pages 181-218

    How to Link Field Observations with Causality? Field and Experimental Approaches Linking Chemical Pollution with Ecological Alterations

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    Pages 219-241

    Evaluating Ecological Integrity in Multistressed Rivers: From the Currently Used Biotic Indices to Newly Developed Approaches Using Biofilms and Invertebrates

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    Pages 243-265

    Comparing Chemical and Ecological Status in Catalan Rivers: Analysis of River Quality Status Following the Water Framework Directive

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 267-270