Water21 February 2012 (14.1) pp38-39 © IWA Publishing
AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT MONITORING
The challenge of emerging contaminants: setting course for a future of in vitro testing
By Keith Hayward
The huge number of chemical compounds and metabolites detected in the environment continues to rise at a rate that far outpaces the current ability of regulators to track them and assess their impact. Keith Hayward spoke with Professor Maria Fuerhacker about how to respond to this challenge.
Keywords: aquatic monitoring, emerging contaminants, water quality, research techniques
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