By R. J. Allan (auth.), Klaus L. E. Kaiser (eds.)
Ever in view that Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, we now have normally notice environmental contaminants and their results at the environment. The findin~ of PCB's in fish via Soren Jensen in Sweden, the popularity of mirex as contaminant in fish from Lake Ontario, and the discoveries of contaminant encumbered leachates from dumpsites comparable to the affection Canal became milestones within the look for and charac terization of contaminants in our surroundings. at the moment, the matter now not is rather a lot the identifi cation of contaminants and their assets. relatively, we're now confronted with fixing questions about the fates and results of such compounds. This contains the quest for mechanisms to deal successfully with the massive variety of chemical substances already present in water, air and biota. certainly one of such time and price saving medical avenues is the sector of quantitative structure-activity correlations for the prediction of the environmental habit and results of compounds.
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