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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Environmental risk assessment : a toxicological approach /
Author Simon, Ted.
Publisher CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 856974290
ISBN 9781466598294 (hardback); 1466598298 (hardback)
Subjects Environmental risk assessment. ; Environmental toxicology. ; MEDICAL / Public Health. ; MEDICAL / Toxicology. ; SCIENCE / Environmental Science. ; Environmental Monitoring. ; Environmental Pollutants--toxicity. ; Toxicity Tests.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  GE145.S56 2014 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/05/2015
EKBM  GE145.S56 2014 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/18/2015
Collation xxi, 392 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Risk assessment is of increasing importance as health and safety regulations grow and become more complicated. Focusing on environmental risk assessment, this book looks at various factors relating to exposure and toxicity, human health, and risk. The book is aimed at practitioners and students who need to know more about understanding, developing, conducting, and interpreting risk assessments. It provides sufficient background to enable readers to probe for themselves the science underlying the key issues in environmental risk"-- Chapter 1. Introduction to risk assessment with a nod to history -- chapter 2. Perception, planning and scoping, problem formulation, and hazard identification : all parts of risk assessment -- chapter 3. Exposure assessment -- chapter 4. Dose-response assessment -- chapter 5. Risk characterization -- chapter 6. Ecological risk assessment -- chapter 7. Future of risk assessment.