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Arsenic in the Aquatic Environment

Phillips

Arsenic in the Aquatic Environment

by Phillips

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10184687M
    ISBN 100412475308
    ISBN 109780412475306

    Arsenic in the Environment is a two-volume work that presents the most complete and up-to-date investigation of arsenic available. Part I covers cycling and characterization. Part II: Human Health and Ecosystem Effects examines the complex and potentially deadly chemistry of arsenic and reveals its effect on human health and the surrounding. A nonhydrolytic mode of action of arsenate in inhibiting mitochondrial energy-linked functions has recently been proposed Adaptation to Toxicity of Arsenic Compounds Most early investigators reported that animals were unable to adapt to the toxic effects of inorganic arsenic compounds,7~3 although adapta- tion to some organic arsenicals was.

    The book series "Arsenic in the Environment" is an inter- and multidisciplinary source of information, making an effort to link the occurrence of geogenic arsenic in different environments and the potential contamination of ground- and surface water, soil and air and their effect on the human society. The series fulfills the growing interest on. @article{osti_, title = {Metabolism of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the aquatic environment}, author = {Varanasi, U.}, abstractNote = {The impetus for these studies has come from diverse developments, including increased transport of petroleum across major waterways of the world and consequent concern about accidental spills, reports of epizootics of diseases in fish populations.

    Health Effects of Arsenic. THIS chapter presents the subcommittee's review of the evidence of health effects in humans resulting from ingestion of inorganic arsenic. The source of exposure in the large majority of studies reviewed is drinking water contaminated with inorganic arsenic from natural sources. The Taiwan Crisis: a showcase of the global arsenic problem (Arsenic in the environment) [Jean, Jiin-Shuh, Bundschuh, Jochen, Chen, Chien-Jen, Guo, How-Ran, Liu, Chen-Wuing, Lin, Tsair-Fuh, Chen, Yen-Hua] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Taiwan Crisis: a showcase of the global arsenic problem (Arsenic in the environment)Cited by:


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This table contains the most up to date criteria for aquatic life ambient water quality criteria. Aquatic life criteria for toxic chemicals are the highest concentration of specific pollutants or parameters in water that are not expected to pose a significant risk to the majority of species in a given environment or a narrative description of the desired conditions of a water body being "free.

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Pande (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipp. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews Arsenic in the Aquatic Environment book. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. 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.

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The book may serve as a reference to environment and sustainability researchers, students and policy one of the book describes the issue of arsenic contamination in ground water and river basins, including its source and distribution in specific locations in India.

Living organisms, both on land and in water, react in a variety of ways to arsenic exposure. The effects depend on the chemical form of the arsenic, the nature of the surrounding environment and their own particular biological sensitivity. Individual organisms or whole populations may be affected.

Adverse effects include death, poor growth and failure to reproduce. Arsenic (As) is a widespread pollutant in various regions of the world (Flora et al., ). Arsenic and its compounds are mobile in the environment. Weathering of rocks converts arsenic sulfides to arsenic trioxide, which enters the arsenic cycle as dust or by dissolution in rain, rivers, or groundwater (Mandal and Suzuki, ).Cited by: SUMMARY Arsenic (As) is a relatively common element that occurs in air, water, soil, and all living tissues.

It ranks 20th in abundance in the earth's crust, 14th in seawater, and 12th in the human Size: KB. Presents a comprehensive account of current research on the chemistry and toxicology of cadmium in natural waters.

Discusses the sources, distribution, and fate of cadmium in aquatic ecosystems, including coverage of the biocycling and exotoxicity of cadmium to materia and fresh water biota.

A succinct review of the analytical chemistry of cadmium in natural waters is also included. Part one of the book describes the issue of arsenic contamination in ground water and river basins, including its source and distribution in specific locations in India.

Part two explains the routes of exposure to environmental arsenic, its transport in aquatic ecosystems, and the health risks linked to arsenic exposure in food and the environment. Arsenic is a chemical element with the symbol As and atomic number Arsenic occurs in many minerals, usually in combination with sulfur and metals, but also as a pure elemental c is a has various allotropes, but only the gray form, which has a metallic appearance, is important to industry.

The primary use of arsenic is in alloys of lead (for example, in car Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrsnɪk/, (ARS-nik), as an adjective:. ARSENIC Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life 2 reduction in growth) of µg⋅L-1 for the copepod C.

vernalis (Borgmann et al. ), a d EC16 (reproduction) of µg⋅L-1 for D. magna (Biesinger and Christensen ), a h EC 50 (immobility) of µg⋅L   Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the Earth’s crust.

It is found in water, air, food, and soil. There are two general forms of arsenic: Scientists, pediatricians, and public health advocates are increasingly concerned about the more subtle and long-range health effects of low-level exposures to humans.

In book: Arsenic in Ground Water, pp The mobilisation of arsenic in the environment occurs through a complex combination of natural biogeochemical reactions and human interactions.

Effects on other organisms in the environment. Aquatic and terrestrial biota show a wide range of sensitivities to different arsenic species. Their sensitivity is modified by biological and abiotic factors.

In general, inorganic arsenicals are more toxic than organoarsenicals and arsenite. Arsenic is a naturally occurring allotropic pnictogen and metalloid trace element with atomic symbol As, atomic num and atomic weight that is found in water, air, food, and soil, and has a role as a micronutrient.

Arsenic, which is highly toxic with acute or chronic exposure to moderate or high levels through an unknown mechanism of action, is used in many industrial processes, as. Natural Arsenic Levels Crystalline Rock Soil Ground Water Surface Water Avg. 2 ppm ppm – ppb As high as 40, in hot springs – 65 ppb.

Source, distribution, toxicity and remediation of arsenic in the environment containing arsenic also contributes to the emission of arsenic into the atmosphere [3] (see Figure 1(AB)). Natural sources such as volcanoes can contribute to the release of arsenic into the atmosphere (Figure 1(AC)).

Arsenic (As) is found in waters such as seawater, warm springs, groundwater, rivers, and lakes. In aquatic environments, As occurs as a mixture of arsenate and arsenite, with arsenate usually predominating.

The unrestricted application of As pesticides, industrial activities, and mining operations has led to the global occurrence of soluble As above permissible levels of mg/L.

Continuous Cited by: Toxicology of arsenic in fish and aquatic systems Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Chemistry Letters 14(55) October with 8, Reads How we measure 'reads'.It is interesting to note that arsenic concentrations of mg/1 have not harmed aquatic insects such as immature dragonflies, damselflies, and mayflies (Rudolfs, et.

al., ). Rudolfs () also reported that concentrations of mg/1 of arsenic did not interfere in any way with the self-purification of streams.