Provides the first comprehensive review of current knowledge about the role and hazards of nickel in the environment. Systematically deals with the sources, distribution, behavior, and flow of nickel in different ecosystems, as well as with the metabolism, biochemistry, and systemic toxicity of nickel in plants, human beings, and other organisms. Investigates the carcinogenic and dermatological effects of nickel and interactions of nickel with essential minerals.
|Series||Environmental science and technology.|
-- Environmental aspects.
Nickel -- Toxicology.
|Publisher|| New York :Wiley,1980
Nriagu, Jerome O.
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
xi, 833 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.