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Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial - Primer
Whelan, G., K. Wolfe, R. Parmar, M. Galvin, M. Molina, R. Zepp, K. Kim, AND P. Duda. Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Tutorial - Primer. U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/B-17/323, 2017.
An integrated environmental modeling infrastructure has been developed to automate data acquisition to meet data input requirements of a confederation of models and to execute these models within a system workflow. The purpose of this document is to describe what support documentation is available to help train users in the use and application of the software.
This document provides a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA) primer that organizes QMRA tutorials. The tutorials describe functionality of a QMRA infrastructure, guide the user through software use and assessment options, provide step-by-step instructions for implementing a mixed-use, watershed-based QMRA, and suggest the order for reading and reviewing the tutorials.