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2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 564 - Aquatic Toxicology

Spring (3) Van Veld

This course will present factors influencing the fate and behavior of major environ-mental toxicants in aquatic organisms and mechanisms involved in their uptake, distribution, biotransformation and clearance. Topics of discussion will include the effects of toxicants on aquatic organisms ranging from effects at the biochemical and cellular level, to effects on individuals, populations and communities. Current methods of laboratory and field toxicity testing will be addressed.