Publisher description for Species sensitivity distributions in ecotoxicology / edited by Leo Posthuma, Glenn W. Suter II, Theo P. Traas.

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This book provides a critical review of the conceptual basis, strengths and weaknesses of using the Species Sensitivity Distributions (SSDs) to model the effects on contaminants on ecosystems.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ecological risk assessment -- Methodology.
Pollution -- Environmental aspects.
Distribution (Probability theory)