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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Ecological Risk Assessment.|
|Author||Lackey, R. T. ;|
|CORP Author||Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.|
|Additional Subjects||Risk assessment ; Pollution ; Ecology ; Government policies ; Public administration ; Environmental issues ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Priorities ; Public health ; Decision making ; Alternatives ; Government agencies ; Reprints ;|
The paper was adapted from a presentation given at the symposium Critical Issues in Risk Assessment and Management, Tulane University, New Orleans, 13-14 April 1993. Some observerse propose that formal risk assessmetn be the core organizing principle for all ecological management and protection. Papers about risk assessment frequently appear in ecological journals, and entire books about ecological risk assessment have been published within the past few years. The sudden interest in ecological risk assessment is a dramatic development. This discussion is to summarize the issues and optics.