Effects of metals on terrestrial organisms


The main topic of the research is to understand how the bio-availability and ecotoxicity of metals is influenced by the environment (soil characteristics, ageing, ...).


toxicity of metals, terrestrial, Eco-toxicology, Not relevant, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Soil and Sediment Biodiversity, Microbial Biodiversity, Metazoa, Invertebrata, Annelida, Lumbricidae, Eisenia fetida, Enchytraeidae, Enchytraeus albidus, Insecta, Collembola, Folsomia candida, vascular plants, dicotyledons, Fabaceae, Trifolium pratense, monocotyledons, Poaceae, Lolium perenne


Name Role Start End
Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology unknown


Reference Role
Lock, K.; C.R. Janssen & W.M. De Coen (2000). Multivariate test designs to assess the influence of metal bioavailability in soils on the toxicity to Enchytraeus albidus. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19: 2666-2671. author
Janssen, C.R.,K. De Schamphelaere, D. Heijerick, B. Muyssen, K. Lock, B. Bossuyt, M. Vangheluwe, P. Van Sprang (2000). Uncertainties in the environmental risk assessment of metals. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 6: 1003-1018. author
Lock, K. & C.R. Janssen (2001). Test designs to assess the influence of soil characteristics on the toxicity of copper and lead to the oligochaete Enchytraeus albidus. Ecotoxicology 10: 137-144. author
Lock, K. & C.R. Janssen (2001). Cadmium toxicity for terrestrial invertebrates: taking soil parameters affecting bioavailability into account. Ecotoxicology 10: 315-322. author
Lock, K., K. Desender & C.R. Janssen (2001). Effects of metal contamination on the activity and diversity of carabid beetles in an ancient Pb-Zn mining area at Plombières (Belgium). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 99: 355-360. author
Lock, K. & C.R. Janssen (2001). Modelling zinc toxicity for terrestrial invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20: 1901-1908. author
Lock, K. & C.R. Jansen (2001). Zinc and cadmium body burdens in terrestrial oligochaetes: use and significance in environmental risk assessment. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20: 2067-2072. author

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