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ecotoxicity [1 record]

Record 1 2002-04-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Studies and Analyses
DEF

[The] capacity of a substance to have a toxic impact not only on living species but also on their organization, their interactions and their interaction with nonliving resources (biological imbalances).

OBS

Ecotoxicity refers in particular to long-term toxic effects.

CONT

The Conference on the Ecotoxicity of Heavy Metals and Organohalogen Compounds was held under the auspices of the NATO Science Committee as part of its continuing effort to promote the useful progress of science through international cooperation.

PHR

To characterize ecological toxicity of pollutants.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Études et analyses environnementales
DEF

Caractère toxique d'une substance pour les organismes vivants et [pour] leur milieu.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estudios y análisis del medio ambiente
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