Making Sense of Ecotoxicological Test Results: Towards Application of Process-based Models

@article{Jager2006MakingSO,
  title={Making Sense of Ecotoxicological Test Results: Towards Application of Process-based Models},
  author={Tjalling Jager and Evelyn H. W. Heugens and Sebastiaan A. L. M. Kooijman},
  journal={Ecotoxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={305-314}
}
The environmental risk of chemicals is routinely assessed by comparing predicted exposure levels to predicted no-effect levels for ecosystems. Although process-based models are commonly used in exposure assessment, the assessment of effects usually comprises purely descriptive models and rules-of-thumb. The problems with this approach start with the analysis of laboratory ecotoxicity tests, because only a limited amount of information is extracted. Standard summary statistics (NOEC, ECx, LC50… Expand
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