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Main Title Comparative risk assessment and environmental decision making /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Linkov, Igor.
Bakr Ramadan, Abou.
Publisher Kluwer Academic Publishers,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 54371498
ISBN 1402018959; 9781402018954; 1402022433; 9781402022432; 1402018967; 9781402018961
Subjects Environmental risk assessment--Congresses ; Environmental management--Congresses
Internet Access
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0814/2004042408-d.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  GE145.C64 2004 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/06/2005
Collation xi, 436 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Notes "Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Introduction -- Comparative risk assessment : past experience, current trends and future directions -- Multi-criteria decision analysis : a framework for structuring remedial decisions at contaminated sites -- -- pt. 1. Comparative risk analysis : methods, tools and applications -- Using comparative exposure analysis to validate low-dose human health risk assessment : the case of perchlorate -- Comparison of risks from use of traditional and recycled road construction materials : accounting for variability in contaminant release estimates -- Environmental risk analysis of pesticides in Nepal and Hindukush-Himalayan region -- A comparative risk approach to assessing point-of-use water treatment systems in developing countries -- Risk-based evaluation of the surface cover technology of a red sludge waste disposal site in Hungary -- Towards a more coherent regional environmental agenda of the Middle East : exploring the role of comparative risk assessment -- Lessons from the New Jersey Comparative Risk Project -- A proposed framework for multinational comparative risk analysis : pesticide use, impacts and management -- -- pt. 2. Environmental decision making -- The value of information for conflict resolution -- Integrated assessment modeling -- Classification schemes for priority setting and decision making -- Uncertainty as a resource in risk comparisons -- Incorporating habitat characterization into risk-trace software for spatially explicit exposure assessment -- Use of GIS as a supporting tool for environmental risk assessment and emergency response plans -- Integrated risk analysis for sustainable water resources management -- Overcoming uncertainties in risk analysis : trade-offs among methods of uncertainty analysis -- Comparative risk assessment and environmental imapct assessment : similarity in quantitative methods -- Combining expert judgement and stakeholder values with PROMETHEE : a case study in contaminated sediments management -- Analysis in support of environmental decision-making -- -- pt. 3. Case studies in risk assessment and environmental decision making -- Water quality challenges facing Egypt -- Risk assessment of occupational exposure to pesticides -- The role of air pollutants and sewer waste in acceleration of degradation of Islamic cultural heritage of Cairo -- Irrigation with treated wastewater in Israel : assessment of environmental aspects -- The environmental sector in Jordan -- Comparative risk analysis for homogeneous and nonhomogeneous mammalian populations exposed to low level radiation -- Risk assessment of the influence of anthropogenic factors on human safety and health -- Environmental risk prevention and environmental management in Lithuanian military lands -- Environmental risk management issues in Romania : economic information policy in a transition period -- A brief history of risk assessment and management after the Seveso accident. Decision making in environmental projects is typically a complex and confusing process characterized by trade-offs between socio-political, environmental, and economic impacts. This title show that the use of comparative risk assessment can provide the scientific basis for environmentall sound and cost-efficient policies.
Place Published Dordrecht ; Boston :
Corporate Au Added Ent North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
Conference Title NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Comparative Risk Assessment and Environmental Decision Making
PUB Date Free Form c2004.
Series Title Traced NATO science series Earth and environmental sciences ; v. 38.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2004042408
Merged OCLC records 55624265; 813459825
OCLC Time Stamp 20050831140035
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01630cam 22003974a 45020