By Mehran Alaee

This quantity is a tribute to Professor Otto Hutzinger, the founding editor of The guide of Environmental Chemistry, in acceptance of his pioneering paintings and contribution to our figuring out of the resources, destiny, publicity and results of chronic natural toxins. It comprises fourteen chapters written through people who were encouraged by way of his paintings and feature in his footsteps by way of refining our wisdom of this box and beginning new study instructions. In Professor Hutzinger’s culture of passing on useful details to others, the authors current fresh advances in components akin to inventories, remediation, and analytical determinations. degrees and developments in abiotic environments, biota, and human publicity through foodstuff, in addition to the hazards to the surroundings and people from polychlorinated dibenzo dioxins, furans, and PCBs also are mentioned. different chapters take care of the appropriate themes of DDT and its metabolites in addition to halogenated and phosphorus flame retardants.

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