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Study of the bioavailability and ecotoxicology of metals in the aquatic environment request for expanding basic equipment

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Dutch title: Studie van de biobeschikbaarheid en ecotoxicologie van metalen in aquatische milieus. Aanvraag voor uitbreiding basisuitrusting
Period: July 1997

Thesaurus terms: Bioavailability; Metals

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Toegepaste ecologie en milieubiologie; Laboratorium voor Milieutoxicologie en aquatische ecologie; Onderzoeksgroep voor Milieutoxicologie (ECOTOX), more, partner

Abstract:
This request fits within the framework of a study dealing with the bioavailability and ecotoxicological effects of heavin metals for different biota. The following objectives are being put forward : 1) the identification and the determination of the relative importance of the modifying factors influencing metal toxicity. 2) the determination of adaptation-, tolerance limits of different biota for essential metals (Cu, Zn,..3) establishment of dose effect relationships (critical body concentrations) of different metals for different types of biota.

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