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Risk Assessment
Logic and Measurement


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Accurate risk assessments are vital to the protection of human, environmental, and ecosystem health. Risk Assessment provides a current, comprehensive reference for researchers and professionals concerned with environmental contamination as well as its effects on humans and ecosystems.

Table of Contents

Risk Assessment: Logic and Measurement, M.C. Newman and C. Strojan
A Framework for Ecological Risk Assessment: Beyond the Quotient Method, J.J. Bascietto
Historical Perspective on the Role of Exposure Assessment in Human Risk Assessment, P.B. Ryan
Application of Simulation Models to the Ecological Risk Assessment Process, D.A. Mauriello, D. Rodier, and F. Stay
Ecological Models and Risk Assessment, K.R. Campbell and S.M. Bartell
Canonical Modeling as a Unifying Framework for Ecological and Human Risk Assessment, E.O. Voit and M.K. Schubauer-Berigan
Estimating Human and Ecological Risks from Exposure to Radiation, T.G. Hinton
Ecotoxicological Effects Extrapolation Models, G.W. Suter, II
Dynamic Measures for Ecotoxicity, S.A.L.M. Kooijman, J.J.M. Bedaux, A.A.M. Gerritsen, H. Oldersma, and A.O. Hanstveit
Application of Community Level Toxicity Testing to Environmental Risk Assessment, R.A. Matthews, G.B. Matthews, and W.G. Landis
Assessing Effect and No Effect with Equivalence Tests, P.M. Dixon
Time, Space, Variability, and Uncertainty, T.B. Kirchner
Deconvolution Can Reduce Uncertainty in Risk Analyses, S. Ferson, and T.F. Long
Summary, C.L. Strojan and M.C. Newman
Index

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