Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Cover image for Vol. 1140 Environmental Challenges in the Pacific Basin

October 2008

Volume 1140 Environmental Challenges in the Pacific Basin

Pages xi–xi, 1–457

  1. Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Preface (page xi)

      David O. Carpenter

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.052

  2. Introduction

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
  3. Part I. Policy

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. The Role of Food-Security Solutions in the Protection of Natural Resources and Environment of Developing Countries (pages 68–72)

      Farhad Lashgarara, Seyyed Mehdi Mirdamadi, Seyyed Jamal Farajollah Hosseini and Mohammad Chizari

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.047

  4. Part II. Water and Weather

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Research on Meteorological Conditions and Their Related Diseases in Hefei, China (pages 86–90)

      Xiaohong Chen, Qiping Cao, Chengxiao Liu and Chunsheng Xu

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.039

  5. Part III. Organic Pollutants

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Monitoring of DNA Damage in Individuals Exposed to Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Ecuador (pages 121–128)

      César Paz-y-Miño, Andrés López-Cortés, Melissa Arévalo and María Eugenia Sánchez

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.013

  6. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene Exposure during the First Trimester of Pregnancy Alters the Anal Position in Male Infants (pages 155–162)

      Luisa Torres-Sanchez, Monica Zepeda, Mariano E. Cebrián, Jaime Belkind-Gerson, Rosa M. Garcia-Hernandez, Uri Belkind-Valdovinos and Lizbeth López-Carrillo

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.004

    2. The Effect of Plasma Lead on Anembryonic Pregnancy (pages 184–189)

      Yan Yin, Ting Zhang, Yaohua Dai, Yihua Bao, Xiaoli Chen and Xiaolin Lu

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.042

  7. Part V. Air Pollution

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Emission of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Indoor Straw Burning and Emission Inventory Updating in China (pages 218–227)

      Yanxu Zhang, Han Dou, Biao Chang, Zhicheng Wei, Weixun Qiu, Shuzhen Liu, Wenxin Liu and Shu Tao

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.006

  8. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Zinc Toxicity among Galvanization Workers in the Iron and Steel Industry (pages 256–262)

      Amal El Safty, Khalid El Mahgoub, Sawsan Helal and Neveen Abdel Maksoud

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.007

    2. Health Risk Evaluation for the Inhabitants of a Typical Mining Town in a Mountain Area, South China (pages 263–273)

      Xin-Ying Zhang, Xiao-Lan Tang, Cai-Liu Zhao, Gan Zhang, Heng-Sheng Hu, Hao-Dong Wu, Bo Hu, Li-Ping Mo, Li Huang and Jin-Gao Wei

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.008

    3. Contents and Occurrence of Cadmium in the Coals from Guizhou Province, China (pages 274–281)

      Dangyu Song, Mingshi Wang, Junying Zhang and Chuguang Zheng

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.009

    4. Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Freshwater Fish in Cage Aquaculture at Cirata Reservoir, West Java, Indonesia (pages 290–296)

      Indah Rachmatiah Siti Salami, Suphia Rahmawati, Ratri Indri Hapsari Sutarto and Pinilih Marendra Jaya

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.037

    5. Characterization and Source Identification of Trace Metals in Airborne Particulates of Bangkok, Thailand (pages 297–307)

      Thitima Rungratanaubon, Supat Wangwongwatana and Noppaporn Panich

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.022

    6. Radioactivity Concentrations in Soils in the Qingdao Area, China (pages 308–314)

      Limei Qu, De Yao, Pifu Cong and Ning Xia

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.038

  9. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Fluoride in Chilies from Southwestern China (pages 315–320)

      Bo Li, Shehong Li, Mingguo Wang, Xiaojing Liu and Baoshan Zheng

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.035

    2. Effect of Ferrous Iron on Arsenate Sorption to Amorphous Ferric Hydroxide (pages 335–345)

      Muhammed Mukiibi, Wendell P. Ela and A. Eduardo Sáez

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.024

    3. Genotoxic Effects of Environmental Exposure to Arsenic and Lead on Children in Region Lagunera, Mexico (pages 358–367)

      Javier Méndez-Gómez, Gonzalo-Gerardo García-Vargas, Lizbeth López-Carrillo, Emma-Soraida Calderón-Aranda, Arístides Gómez, Eunice Vera, Mahara Valverde, Mariano E. Cebrián and Emilio Rojas

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.027

    4. Arsenic-induced Aberrant Gene Expression in Fetal Mouse Primary Liver-Cell Cultures (pages 368–375)

      Jie Liu, Limei Yu, Erik J. Tokar, Carl Bortner, Maria I. Sifre, Yang Sun and Michael P. Waalkes

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.028

  10. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Fate of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers during Wastewater Treatment/Polishing and Sludge Stabilization/Disposal (pages 394–411)

      Robert G. Arnold, Sondra Teske, Matt Tomanek, Jason Engstrom, Cary Leung, Jianmin Zhang, Qais Banihani, David Quanrud, Wendell P. Ela and A. Eduardo Sáez

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.012

    2. Mixed Redox Catalytic Destruction of Chlorinated Solvents in Soils and Groundwater : From the Laboratory to the Field (pages 435–445)

      Song Gao, Erik Rupp, Suzanne Bell, Martin Willinger, Theresa Foley, Brian Barbaris, A. Eduardo Sáez, Robert G. Arnold and Eric Betterton

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.044

  11. Index of Contributors

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I. Policy
    5. Part II. Water and Weather
    6. Part III. Organic Pollutants
    7. Part IV. Children's Environmental Health
    8. Part V. Air Pollution
    9. Part VI. Metal Toxicity and Radioactivity
    10. Part VII. Fluoride and Arsenic
    11. Part VIII. Hazardous Waste Remediation
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Index of Contributors (pages 455–457)

      Article first published online: 23 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1454.auindex_1

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