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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Application of uncertainty analysis to ecological risks of pesticides /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Warren-Hicks, William.
Hart, Andy,
Publisher SETAC ; CRC Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 369130825
ISBN 9781439807347 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1439807345 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Subjects Pesticides--Environmental aspects--Mathematical models. ; Ecological risk assessment. ; Probabilities.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QH545.P4A67 2010 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 09/07/2010
EKCM  QH545.P4A67 2010 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 12/29/2010
EKDM  QH545.P4A67 2010 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 12/26/2012 STATUS
Collation xxxi, 192 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Introduction and objectives / A. Hart ... [et al.] -- ch. 2. Problem formulation for probabilistic ecological risk assessments / A. Hart ... [et al.] -- ch. 3. Issues underlying the selection of distributions / D. Farrar ... [et al.] -- ch. 4. Monte Carlo, Bayesian Monte Carlo, and first-order error analysis / W.J. Warren-Hicks ... [et al.] -- ch. 5. The Bayesian vantage for dealing with uncertainty / D.A. Evans ... [et al.] -- ch. 6. Bounding uncertainty analyses / S. Ferson ... [et al.] -- ch. 7. Uncertainty analysis using classical and Bayesian hierarchical models / D.R.J. Moore ... [et al.] -- ch. 8. Interpreting and communicating risk and uncertainty for decision making / J.L. Shaw ... [et al.] -- ch. 9. How to detect and avoid pitfalls, traps, and swindles / G. Joermann ... [et al.] -- ch. 10. Conclusions / A. Hart ... [et al.]. Identifies which methods are most appropriate for pesticide assessment and explores their appropriateness as a common suite for general use. This work discusses classical and Bayesian approaches, various types of Monte Carlo analysis, first order error analysis, probability bounds analysis, interval analysis and fuzzy mathematics.