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Twenty years in the past, researchers wishing to spot infected parts in aquatic environments in general took water samples, and analysed them badly (as now we have due to the fact chanced on) for a couple of "pollutants" that have been of topical notice on the time (and that may be quantified by way of the equipment then available). at the present time, using aquatic organisms as biomonitors in place of water research has develop into average, and plenty of nationwide and interna tional programmes exist all over the world regarding such stories. We think that this pattern will proceed, and feature whole religion within the technique (when it really is hired correctly). we are hoping that the next textual content assists in a few half in achieving this objective, such that the standard of our most simple worldwide source -water - is sufficiently safe sooner or later. DAVE PHILLIPS, PHIL RAINBOW England, March 1992 vii Acknowledgements Our thank you for contributions to this booklet are as a result of a number of participants and teams, for various purposes. to begin with, a co-authored publication is usually a triumph, and we belief that the next textual content is a suitable compromise of the perspectives of 2 person authors, on a posh and constructing subject. Secondly, some of the principles herein have crystallised over the past 20 years because the box has grown, and we're separately and jointly thankful to a few researchers for his or her perception and assistance.
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Biomonitoring of Trace Aquatic Contaminants by David J.H. Phillips