Risk Assessment

Logic and Measurement

By Michael C. Newman, Carl Strojan

© 1998 – CRC Press

400 pages

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Hardback: 9781575040486
pub: 1998-04-30
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About the Book

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General