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  1. Handbook for Environmental Risk Decision Making

    Values, Perceptions, and Ethics

    Edited by C. Richard Cothern

    This handbook describes the broad aspects of risk management involving scientific policy judgment, uncertainty analysis, perception considerations, statistical insights, and strategic thinking. This book presents all the important concepts to enable the reader to "see the big picture." This ability...

    Published November 8th 1995 by CRC Press

  2. Worst Things First

    The Debate over Risk-Based National Environmental Priorities

    By Adam M. Finkel, Dominic Golding

    For any government agency, the distribution of available resources among problems or programs is crucially important. Agencies, however, typically lack a self-conscious process for examining priorities, much less an explicit method for defining what priorities should be. Worst Things First?...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  3. Rehabilitating Damaged Ecosystems

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John Cairns, Jr.

    Built on a strong foundation in restoration ecology, this unique handbook provides practitioners, academics, and managers with vital tools needed to plan for ecosystem conservation, to restore degraded ecosystems, to make cost-effective restoration decisions, and to understand important legal...

    Published December 27th 1994 by CRC Press

  4. Ecological Toxicity Testing

    Scale, Complexity, and Relevance

    By John Cairns, Jr.

    Ecological Toxicity Testing provides a critical comparison of toxicity tests at different levels of biological organization from cells to landscapes. While ecological toxicity tests can be designed at any of the many levels of complexity and on spatial scales ranging from square millimeters to...

    Published December 27th 1994 by CRC Press

  5. A Guide To Practical Human Reliability Assessment

    By B. Kirwan

    Human error is here to stay. This perhaps obvious statement has a profound implication for society when faced with the types of hazardous system accidents that have occurred over the past three decades. Such accidents have been strongly influenced by human error, yet many system designs in...

    Published November 7th 1994 by CRC Press

  6. Assessing Forest Ecosystem Health in the Inland West

    By R Neil Sampson, David L Adams

    Assessing Forest Ecosystem Health in the Inland West is a thorough reference for policymakers, resource managers, environmentalists, students, and anyone interested in using ecosystem management as a tool to address forest health problems in the Inland West. The book provides the reader with a...

    Published October 26th 1994 by CRC Press

  7. Introduction to Chemical Exposure and Risk Assessment

    By W. Brock Neely

    Introduction to Chemical Exposure and Risk Assessment focuses on the principles involved in assessing the risks from chemical exposure. These principles include the perception of risk, an understanding of how numbers are handled, and how chemicals affect health. The book briefly describes the major...

    Published September 26th 1994 by CRC Press

  8. Interpreting the Precautionary Principle

    By Timothy O'Riordan

    Edited by James Cameron

    Viewed from the perspective of environmental management, this study describes the implications and applications of the precautionary principle - a theory of avoiding risk even when its likelihood seems remote. This principle has been employed in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

    Published September 1st 1994 by Routledge

  9. Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils

    A Field Guide, 2nd Edition

    By J. Russell Boulding

    This second edition of EPA's bestselling book, Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide, Second Edition, has been revised and significantly expanded over the original edition. An ideal reference for anyone involved in site investigations, this guide describes how to determine...

    Published March 29th 1994 by CRC Press

  10. Methods for Genetic Risk Assessment

    By David Brusick

    Genetic disease contributes to a major portion of our health care costs. While most of the human genetic burden is transmitted from generation to generation, environmental chemicals capable of reacting with germ cell DNA could produce new mutations, resulting in an even greater genetic liability...

    Published January 11th 1994 by CRC Press