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Open Access Effects of Pollution on Freshwater Organisms

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This review includes works published in the general scientific literature during 2009 on the effects of anthropogenic pollutants on freshwater organisms. It begins with two broad sections: research reviews and broad field studies and surveys. This is followed by reviews of research categorized in sections to reflect the pollutant class. These sections include wastewater, stormwater and non-point source pollution, nutrients, metals, persistent organic pollutants, pharmaceuticals, endocrine disruptors, pesticides, petroleum hydrocarbons and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), ionic liquids, and nanomaterials. The final section includes works describing innovations in the field of freshwater pollution research.

Keywords: AQUATIC TOXICITY; ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS; FRESHWATER POLLUTION; IONIC LIQUIDS; METALS; NANOMATERIALS; NUTRIENTS; ORGANIC POLLUTANTS; PAH; PERSISTENT; PESTICIDES; PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS; PHARMACEUTICALS; STORMWATER; WASTEWATER

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143010X12756668802139

Publication date: January 1, 2010

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  • Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year.

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