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A device for predicting the effects of pollution in aqueous environments (GB 2448682)

Beyond the Basics Ltd. 2011 A device for predicting the effects of pollution in aqueous environments (GB 2448682). UK, Patent No: .

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Abstract/Summary

The invention relates to a device for analysing the levels of steroid estrogens in freshwater and predicting the risk posed by steroid estrogen pollutants to freshwater organisms, such as fish.

Item Type: Publication - Patent
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry
CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Water
CEH Sections: Acreman
Boorman
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: CEH contribution relates to the use of the method of Johnson and Williams (2004) for the calculation of steroid oestrogen levels in sewage treatment work. Johnson AC, Williams RJ. A model to estimate influent and effluent concentrations of estradiol, estrone, and ethinylestradiol at sewage treatment works. Environmental Science & Technology 2004; 38: 3649-58.
Additional Keywords: oestrogens, fish
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Hydrology
Date made live: 05 Mar 2012 10:33
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/16462

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