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Main Title Comparative environmental risk assessment /
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Cothern, C. Richard.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 26161063
ISBN 0873716051; 9780873716055
Subjects Environmental risk assessment--Congresses ; Environmental Pollution ; Risk Factors ; Umweltverschmutzung ; Gesundheitsgefährdung ; Kongress ; Umweltchemikalie ; Poluicao ambiental ; Saude ambiental ; Environmental Pollution--congresses ; Risk Factors--congresses ; Risk--congresses ; Gesundheitsgefährdung--(DE-588)4071808-6 ; Umweltverschmutzung--(DE-588)4186812-2 ; Umweltchemikalie--(DE-588)4117281-4 ; Pollution--Risk assessment--Congresses
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD193.5.C66 1993 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/23/1998
ERAM  TD193.5.C66 1993 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/20/1993
ESAM  TD193.5.C66 1993 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/15/1995 STATUS
Collation 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Based on a symposium held on Aug. 28, 1991 in New York City. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.