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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (3): 339–349.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jaap F. Postma; Rineke C. M. Keijzers; Jack H. Faber; Angelique C. Belfroid; Gerard J. Stroomberg; Pieter J. den Besten Environmental risk assessments are generally performed for either terrestrial or aquatic systems, while these systems sometimes exist in close proximity. The objective of this...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (2): 122–128.
Published: 03 April 2014
... the value of wetlands will continue to encourage resource overuse and degradation, thus escalating threats to development through the environmental risk associated with remobilization of metal contaminants and the recycling to the food chain. Protection and restoration of aquatic ecosystems and their...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (4): 409–417.
Published: 30 November 2009
... synergistic integration of different codes. Predictive ecological risk analysis requires transport models predicting contaminant concentrations under a range of environmental scenarios and bioaccumulation and trophic-transfer models using keystone species (or critical groups) identified by models elucidating...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 137–161.
Published: 01 January 2000
... environmental sensitivity. This estimates the extent of coastline and habitats at risk, and the associated degree of overall risk. High risk areas include: (1) area between Enyangoe and Ondja (north/central project area); (2) area from Loiaba to south of Biyo (south/central project area); and (3) segment of...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (2): 192–199.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the coastline of China to illuminate heavy metals pollution and their potential ecological risk. Results indicated that Cu, Pb, Zn and Cd are four main elements causing pollution with high concentrations detected in the selected harbors. These four metals from three harbors located in the Pearl River...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (1): 21–26.
Published: 01 January 2006
... watershed. The majority of farms have potential environmental risks because of high farm nitrogen imbalances. With more than a 2:1 ratio of N inputs to outputs, N inputs were 50 percent higher than outputs. Feed was the main input source, while pig production and manure exported were the major managed...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 465–473.
Published: 01 January 1999
...F. Onorati; N. Bigongiari; D. Pellegrini; S. Giuliani Abstract Eco-toxicology represents an important integrative tool of environmental risk assessment. Amphipods is a taxon much recommended for bioassay, but species used are generally from the Atlantic Ocean or the North Sea. None of the...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (3): 298–304.
Published: 01 July 2011
... given by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Aside from chemical stressors, other factors (including environmental investment, sewage treatment and others) were also taken into account. An integrated ecological risk assessment was applied using quantitative methodology, including eleven...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (4): 378–383.
Published: 02 October 2017
... species introduced; 24 studies), the complement of propagule pressure. Here we review the invasion history of the Laurentian Great Lakes to predict the risk of a future invasive (i.e. producing adverse ecological effects on other species) non-indigenous species based upon the number of species introduced...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (1): 94–103.
Published: 02 January 2013
.... , Jackson , D. , Appleyard , S. , Callan , P. , Bartram , J. and Kingston , P. 2007 . Chemical safety of drinking-water: Assessing priorities for risk management , Geneva : World Health Organization . United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) . 1999 . Guidance...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2004) 7 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 July 2004
...K. J. Indest; K. Betts; J. S. Furey; H. L. Fredrickson; V. R. Hinton Management of contaminated sediments has focused predominately on chemical agents, overshadowing risks posed by pathogenic microorganisms. Current accepted bacterial indicator methods do not provide defensible data with respect to...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (2): 171–182.
Published: 03 April 2019
... the concentrations of dissolved solutes (i.e. conductivity, salinity) are affected by the local environmental process (flow regimes) and the regional environmental features (urbanization) simultaneously (Vogt et al., 2016 ). Our results also indicate that the increased conductivity is affected by...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (4): 371–384.
Published: 02 October 2019
... , H.J. , 2007 . Predicting invasion risk using measures of introduction effort and environmental niche models . Ecol. Appl . 17 ( 3 ), 663 – 674 . doi: 10.1890/06-0239 Hu , Y.C. , Li , Y. , Luo , J.R. , Tan , X.C. , 2006 . Risk assessment system for alien...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (4): 423–434.
Published: 02 October 2017
... environments will depend on multiple factors, including the physiological states of the invading populations and the environmental suitability (e.g. temperature, salinity, trophic condition, and potential predation) (Derivera et al., 2005 ; Verling et al., 2005 ; Wonham et al., 2005 ). Initially, introduced...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (1): 107–117.
Published: 02 January 2018
..., are essential for pollution control and management (Sun et al., 2015 ). For the evaluation of ecological risks and human health hazards, risk quotients (RQs) and hazard quotients (HQs), based on general evaluations of various variables by the United Sates Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA, 1989...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2003
... and historical loading effects, can result in equivocal field data that lend weak inference to ecological risk assessments. Within Environment Canada's National Water Research Institute (NWRI) one approach to this problem develops a strategy that defines important mechanisms of pollutant effects...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (3): 312–320.
Published: 03 July 2015
...-Mendoza , A. , Ramírez Martínez , C. , Stabridis Arana , O. , 2009 . Trinational risk assessment guidelines for aquatic alien invasive species . Commission for Environmental Cooperation , Montreal, QC . Moorhouse , T.P. , MacDonald , D.W. , 2015 . Are invasives worse in...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 441–448.
Published: 01 December 2003
... contaminants may affect the reproductive performance of frogs in the Volgermeer. This study shows that the combined deployment of various biomarkers is needed in order to elucidate the possible risks that contaminants pose to amphibians. Enzyme activities in frogs appear suitable indicators, provided that a...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (4): 331–340.
Published: 02 October 2014
... . Earth and Environmental Sciences , Vol. 67 . SOU , 2006 . Översvämningshot - Risker och åtgärder för Mälaren, Hjälmaren och Vänern. (Flood hazards – Risks and measures for Lake Mälaren, Lake Hjälmaren, and Lake Vänern . In Swedish). Swedish Government Official Report, SOU 2006:94. Commission...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 359–367.
Published: 01 December 2003
...M. P. Babut; J. Garric; M. Camusso; P. J. den Besten Ecological risk assessment appears as an useful approach for dredged materials. It is often proposed in the form of a tiered approach, the first tier relying upon a chemical characterisation of sediments, and a simplified risk assessment based on...