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Endocrine disruption in aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates - CB01007

Description
CGMP Division is contributing to a project led by Marine and Waterways Division.

The project will aim to
- develop novel, robust markers of exposure and/or effects to a range of endocrine disrupters in the amphipod Gammerus pulex and the earthworm Eisenia andrei
- establish links between the markers of exposure and/or effect in these species with key physiological responses in individuals (including growth, reproductive output, offspring viability and morphological abnormalities) and resultant effects at the population and community levels using life cycle modelling
Project Documents
• Final Report : Endocrine disruption in aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates - final report   (1477k)
• Abstract : Endocrine disruption in aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates - abstract   (27k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2004

Cost: £3,250
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Water Research Centre
Keywords
Chemicals              
Endocrine Disruptors              
Environmental Protection              
Hazardous substances              
Pollution              
Toxic Substances              
Water Pollution              
Fields of Study
Chemicals and Nanotechnology