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Comparative environmental risk assessment

Author: C Richard Cothern
Publisher: Boca Raton : Lewis Publishers, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the current state-of-the-art in comparative environmental risk assessment. The book examines the problems involved in such analyses and offers ideas for future development. It also covers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongreß
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Richard Cothern
ISBN: 0873716051 9780873716055
OCLC Number: 26161063
Notes: Based on a symposium held on Aug. 28, 1991 in New York City.
Description: 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction and overview of difficulties encountered in developing comparative rankings of environmental problems / C. Richard Cothern --
Current concerns regarding the implementation of risk-based management: how real are they? / William V. Garetz --
Application of ecological knowledge to environmental problems: ecological risk assessment / David Policansky --
Threat of greenhouse warming / Rob Coppock --
Revising the risk assessment paradigm: limits on the quantitative ranking of environmental problems / Ellen K. Silbergeld --
It is possible to do quantitative assessment of relative risk / James D. Wilson --
Noncancer health endpoints: approaches to quantitative risk assessment / William Farland and Michael Dourson --
Gaps in knowledge in assessing the risk of cancer / Art Gregory --
Estimating viral disease risk from drinking water / Charles P. Gerba and Joan B. Rose --
Atmospheric nitrogen oxides: a bridesmaid revisited / John Bachmann --
Temporal variations in exposure data / Nancy K. Kim. (cont) Integrated approach to risk characterization of multiple pathway chemical exposures / Christopher T. DeRosa [and others] --
Method for obtaining guidance for the combination of qualitative rankings by cancer and noncancer risks into a single, qualitative health risk ranking / Paul F. Deisler, Jr. --
Use of statistical insignificance in the formulation of risk-based standards for carcinogens / Roy E. Albert and Rakesh Shukla --
Possible carcinogenic hazards from natural and synthetic chemicals: setting priorities / Lois Swirsky [and others] --
Impact of data gaps in EPA's regional comparative risk projects / Rosalie R. Day --
Use of economic data and analysis in comparative risk projects: questions of policy and reliability / Palma Risler --
Role of evidential reason and epistemic discourse in establishing the risk of environmental carcinogens / Douglas Crawford-Brown and Jeffery Arnold --
How to move quickly to risk-based environmental management: a specific proposal / William V. Garetz.
Responsibility: edited by C. Richard Cothern.
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