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Environmental contaminants encyclopedia / compilers/editors, Roy J. Irwin with assistance from Colorado State University ; student assistant contaminants specialists, Mark Van Mouwerik ... [and others].

Irwin, Roy J. (Added Author). United States. National Park Service (Added Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis I 29.2:2003003734 (Text) 824821-1001 General Federal documents Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis I 29.2:2003003734 (Text) 824821-1002 Online document Available -

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  • Publisher: Fort Collins, Colo. : National Park Service, [1998]

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General Note:
Title from title screen (viewed Nov. 26, 2003).
At head of title: The National Park Service.
"February, 1998."
Summary, etc.:
This data source summarizes information about contamination that effect fish, wildlife, invertebrates, and other non-human living resources. It differs from existing databases in that its emphasis is on environmental toxicology and it summarizes information on these issues into a single, easily searchable source. Some human information was also summarized when it was easy to do so or seemed important to general understanding, but the main efforts were directed at summarizing and compiling information of importance to general environmental toxicology rather than human toxicology. It contains information on 118 topics, including 30 entries covering the oil products most commonly spilled into fresh and marine waters of the U.S., according to the EPA, and 63 entries covering other oil-related topics. Files retrieved from the database are in .pdf format.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet from the NPS web site. Address as of 11/26/03: http://www1.nature.nps.gov/toxic/; current access available via PURL.
Subject: Environmental toxicology > Encyclopedias.
Pollutants > Encyclopedias.
Pollution > Encyclopedias.

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