Encyclopedia of Aquatic Ecotoxicology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Jean-François Férard, Christian Blaise


With its 104 chapters, this Encyclopedia of aquatic ecotoxicology reveals the diversity of issues, problems and challenges that have faced, and are facing today, receiving environments. It also indicates ways by which tools, strategies and future investigations can contribute to correct, minimize, solve and prevent water quality degradation. Structured homogeneously, the chapters convey salient information on historical background, features, characteristics, uses and/or applications of treated topics, often complemented by illustrations and case studies, as well as by conclusions and prospects. This work is most suitable for teaching purposes. Academics, for example, could literally deliver comprehensive lectures to students simply based on chapter outlines and contents.

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-François Férard
    • 1
  • Christian Blaise
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux (LIEC)Université de LorraineMetzFrance
  2. 2.Aquatic Ecosystem Protection Research DivisionWater Science and Technology Directorate, Environment CanadaMontréalCanada

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