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Human and ecological risk assessment : theory and practice

Author: Dennis J Paustenbach
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An authoritative guide to risk assessment, grounded in actual case studies of sites or issues that address a wide range of human and ecological hazards. Assembles the expertise of more than fifty  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis J Paustenbach
ISBN: 0471147478 9780471147473 9780470253199 0470253193
OCLC Number: 49530135
Notes: "Wiley-Interscience Publication."
Description: xxix, 1556 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / William Reilly --
Foreword to the First Edition / William Ruckelshaus --
Preface / Dennis Paustenbach --
Sect. A. Theory: Human Health Assessment --
1. Primer on Human and Environmental Risk Assessment / Dennis Paustenbach --
2. Hazard Identification / Dennis Paustenbach --
3. Dose-Response Modeling for Cancer Risk Assessment / Suresh Moolgavkar and E. Georg Leubeck --
4. Exposure Assessment / Dennis Paustenbach --
5. Risk Characterization / Pamela Williams and Dennis Paustenbach --
Sect. B. Theory: Ecological Risk Assessment --
6. Ecological Risk Assessment: History and Fundamentals / Anne Sergeant --
Sect. C. Case Studies Involving Contaminated Water --
7. Hexavalent Chromium in Groundwater: The Importance of Chemistry and Pharmacokinetics in Quantitating Dose and Risk / Brent Kerger, Brent Finley and Dennis Paustenbach --
8. Estimating the Value of Research: Illustrative Calculation for Ingested Inorganic Arsenic / Warner North, Frank Selker and Tom Guardino --
Sect. D. Case Study Involving Contaminated Soils --
9. Risk Assessment of Chromium-Contaminated Soils: Twelve Years of Research to Characterize the Health Hazards / Deborah Proctor, Mark Harris and David Rabbe --
Sect. E. Characterizing Exposure to Air Contaminants --
10. Quantification of Variability and Uncertainty: Case Study of Power Plant Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions / H. Christopher Frey and Ranjit Bharvirkar --
11. Characteristic Time, Characteristic Travel Distance, and Population-Based Potential Dose in a Multimedia Environment: A Case Study / Deborah Bennett, T.E. McKone and W.E. Kastenberg --
Sect. F. Evaluating Occupational Hazards --
12. Methods for Setting Occupational Exposure Limits / Hon-Wing Leung.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis J. Paustenbach.
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