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Proton and 19F NMR Spectroscopy of Pesticide Intermolecular Interactions

Sharon J. Anderson

in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Environment Chemistry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097511
eISBN:
9780197560853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097511.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Sorption of organic pollutants by soils and sediments is one of the main chemical processes that controls pollutant migration in the environment. Information about the molecular mechanisms by which ... More


From Silent Spring to The Frog of War: The forgotten role of natural history in conservation science

David K. Skelly

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents two examples to demonstrate that natural history is the necessary basis of any reliable understanding of the world. More than a half century ago, Rachel Carson revolutionized ... More


Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment

Nancy Langston

in Controversies in Science and Technology: From Sustainability to Surveillance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383771
eISBN:
9780197562970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383771.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

Since World War II, the production of synthetic chemicals has increased more than 30-fold due to the post-war boom in petrochemical exploration, manufacture, and marketing. The modern chemical ... More


Controversies in Aquatic Sciences

Judith S. Weis

in Controversies in Science and Technology: From Sustainability to Surveillance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383771
eISBN:
9780197562970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383771.003.0023
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

The aquatic sciences have their share of scientific controversies. In some cases the controversy is the classic situation of economic benefit versus environmental protection; in other cases it ... More


The Inductive Risk of “Demasculinization”

Jack Powers

in Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190467715
eISBN:
9780190467753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467715.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

That scientists should countenance non-epistemic values in their scientific practices has become widely accepted, in part on the basis of arguments from inductive risk. But traditional arguments from ... More


Solute Transport in the Soil near Root Surfaces

Peter B. Tinker and Peter Nye

in Solute Movement in the Rhizosphere

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124927
eISBN:
9780197561324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124927.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

We discussed in Chapter 4 the movement of solute between small volumes of soil, and in Chapter 5 some properties of plant roots and associated hairs, particularly the relation between the rate of ... More


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