103 ecotox

103 ecotox - OUTLINE: ECOTOXICOLOGY 1. WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?...

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OUTLINE: ECOTOXICOLOGY 1. WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? 2. HEAVY METALS. 3. BIOACCUMULATION. 4. MEASURES OF TOXICITY. 5. NEWEST CONTROVERSIES. Suggested Reading: Lanoo, M. 2005. Amphibian declines: conservation status of US species. Univ. California Press.
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STUDENTS IN MIDWEST STARTED FINDING FROGS WITH GENETIC & DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS IN 1990s.
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DEFINITION 1. TOXIN = _________________ 2. TOXICOLOGY = _______________ ________________________________. (TRADITIONALLY FOCUSED ON EFFECTS ON HUMANS) 3. ECOTOXICOLOGY = _____________ ________________________________ ________________________________.
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EXAMPLE: HEAVY METALS ONE CLASS OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES – __________________________________________, ETC. ALL ARE TOXINS THAT ARE OF PARTICULAR CONCERN IN ECOTOX STUDIES. OTHER EXAMPLES: ______________________, ETC. RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES USUALLY CONSIDERED SEPARATELY.
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DEFINITION: ______ _________________ _________________. FIRST EVIDENCE
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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103 ecotox - OUTLINE: ECOTOXICOLOGY 1. WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?...

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