This textbook presents a comprehensive examination of environmental science and ecotoxicology for undergraduate students. The material provides sufficient related background information leading to a competency to clearly understand ecotoxicology concepts and topics.

section I|43 pages

An Introduction to Ecotoxicology

chapter 1|7 pages

What Is Ecotoxicology?

chapter 2|15 pages

Basic Chemistry for Ecotoxicologists

section II|95 pages

Major Groups of Contaminants

chapter 4|17 pages


chapter 5|18 pages

Current Use Pesticides

chapter 6|17 pages

Halogenated Organic Contaminants

chapter 7|22 pages

Other Major Organic Contaminants

chapter 8|17 pages

Contaminants of Increasing Concern

section III|70 pages

Higher Level Effects, Analysis of Risk, and Regulation of Chemicals