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Published by Japan Scientific Societies Press, University Park Press in Tokyo, Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Effect of radiation on -- Congresses.,
  • Aquatic organisms -- Effect of radiation on -- Congresses.,
  • Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on -- Congresses.,
  • Aquatic organisms -- Effect of water pollution on -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nobuo Egami.
    ContributionsEgami, Nobuo, 1925-, International Symposium on Radiation Effects on Aquatic Organisms (1979 : Zushi-shi, Japan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH543.5.A1 R33 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4117564M
    ISBN 100839141254
    LC Control Number80050823

    The Report reviews the available literature on the effects of ionizing radiation on aquatic organisms, provides guidance for a dose rate below which deleterious effects to aquatic populations are acceptably low and provides a series of simple dosimetric models that can be employed to demonstrate compliance with such a standard. Exposure to UV radiation can also lead to positive effects on some organisms by damaging less UV-tolerant predators, competitors, and pathogens. UV radiation also contributes to the formation of microplastic pollutants and interacts with artificial sunscreens and other pollutants with adverse effects on aquatic by:

    Scope and Content: Much of this material concerns the radiobiological surveys conducted in the Marshall Islands by the laboratory after the atomic bomb tests of and The records include correspondence, reports, speeches and writings, logs, trip files, clippings, and ephemera. Major correspondents include Lauren R. Donaldson, Neal O. Hines, Allyn H. Seymour, and the U.S. Atomic . "Modulation of UV exposure and effects by vertical mixing and advection.", 09/01//31/,, Helbling EW, Zagarese HE (eds)"UV effects in aquatic organisms and ecosystems.", , "Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, p ".

      The book is divided into five logical sections that are each prefaced by a colour photograph and a list of contents: Introduction, Physics, Chemistry, Effects on Organisms, and Effects on Ecosystems. Each section comprises between one and six articles that are authored by well-known researchers in their respective areas of by: 1. The inspiration for this monograph derived from the realization that human technical capacity has become so great that we can, even without malice, substantially modify and damage the gigantic and remote outer limit of our planet, the stratosphere. Above the atmosphere of our ordinary experience.


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In other words, the effects of radiation on aquatic organisms can be evaluated only along with the effects of other major environmental factors. The investigations by Egami and Etoh () and Etoh and Egami () of the effect of temperature on the rate of damage accumulation and recovery in the fish Oryzias latipes showed that the processes.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm. Contents: Solar radiation as an ecosystem modulator --Physics --UVR climatology --Water column optics and penetration of UVR --Modulation of UVR exposure and effects by vertical mixing and advection --Solar UVR and aquatic carbon, nitrogen, sulfur and metals cycles.

Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Aquatic Organisms: Recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (N C R P Report) by National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements and a great selection of related books.

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Elevated levels of solar ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation resulting from stratospheric ozone depletion may cause harmful effects in aquatic organisms. Solar UVB radiation penetrates clear water and can have a direct biological impact on some organisms, causing lesions, infection, and mortality. Numerous evolutionary adaptations and repair.

This book offers extensive coverage of the most important aspects of UVR effects on all aquatic (not just freshwater and marine) ecosystems, encompassing UV physics, chemistry, biology and ecology. Comprehensive and up-to-date, UV Effects in Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems aims to bridge the gap between environmental studies of UVR effects and Format: Hardcover.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment. Similarly many other radionuclides like Ce, Zr, Co are reported from aquatic animals and all these harmful radionuclides besides causing hazardous effects in these organisms also reach the ultimate consumer i.e.

Man through the food chain and cause severe health hazards due to disruption of metabolic changes and physiological processes. This book offers extensive coverage of the most important aspects of UVR effects on all aquatic (not just freshwater and marine) ecosystems, encompassing UV physics, chemistry, biology and hensive and up-to-date, UV Effects in Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems aims to bridge the gap between environmental studies of UVR effects and the broader, traditional fields of ecology.

Many aquatic organisms use adaptive strategies to mitigate the effects of solar UV-B radiation ( nm), including vertical migration, crust formation, synthesis of UV-absorbing substances. Presently, the results of many studies on the consequences of radioactive pollution of the aquatic environment on hydrobionts are available.

For the Kyshtym accident, these are found in references [1–13, 16–26, 28–30] and for the Chernobyl accident in [27, 31–73, 77]. However, the results of these investigations are often by: 3.

A Chernobyl Forum of international expertise was established to reach consensus on the environmental consequences and health effects attributable to radiation exposure arising from the accident. This book, first published inprovides a comprehensive review of UV radiation effects in the marine environment.

A multidisciplinary approach is adopted to discuss all aspects from a physical, chemical and biological perspective. Aquatic organisms are exposed to radionuclides released to the environment during various steps of the nuclear fuel cycle.

Routine releases from these processes are restricted in compliance with the International Commission on Radiological Protection, which recommends limits. This book provides an extensive coverage of the most important aspects of ultraviolet radiation effects on all aquatic ecosystems, encompassing UV physics, chemistry, biology and ecology.

Topics covered include: (i) physical factors controlling ultraviolet radiation intensity in the atmosphere; (ii) penetration and distribution of solar radiation in natural waters; (iii) main photochemical Cited by:   Solar UVR and in particular the high energetic UV-B radiation (– nm) is known to cause harmful effects in aquatic bacteria (Herndl and Obernosterer ; Buma et al.

), such as decrease in viability (Joux et al. ; Davidson and van der Heijden ; Agogué et al. ) or inhibition of secondary production (Herndl et al. Cited by: The largest biological effects are therefore generated in the shortest wavelength range (– nm) of the incident solar radiation spectrum, which is referred to as ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Living organisms (i.e., living systems such as animals, plants, and microorganisms) are influenced by solar radiation and especially also by UV. 6 Mechanisms of UV damage to aquatic organisms Warwick F. Vincent and Patrick J. Neale 9 Effects of UV radiation on the physiology and ecology of marine phytoplankton The Effects of UV Radiation in the Marine Environment Edited by Stephen de Mora, Serge Demers and Maria Vernet Frontmatter More information.

The radiation effect is the influence of radiation on the irradiated materials, as the name suggests. As shown in Fig.the radiation effect for different materials can be utilized for the fabrication of various functional materials. For example, for polymer material, radiation technology can be applied to produce (1) cross-linked polymeric materials such as wires, cables, shrinkable tubes.In recent years a very rich information on the biological effects produced by ionizing radiation has been collected.

The literature dealing with the effects on aquatic organisms is also abundant, but most of the studies have been carried out with high and acute by: 1.This book offers extensive coverage of the most important aspects of UVR effects on all aquatic (not just freshwater and marine) ecosystems, encompassing UV physics, chemistry, biology and ecology.

Comprehensive and up-to-date, UV Effects in Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems aims to bridge the gap between environmental studies of UVR effects and the broader, traditional fields of ecology.