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  1. 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 25th 1994 by CRC Press

  2. 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 August 31st 1994 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 1994 by CRC Press

  4. 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 10th 1994 by CRC Press

  5. Complexity in Urban Crisis Management

    Amsterdam's Response to the Bijlmer Air Disaster

    By U. Rosenthal, et al

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 31st 1993 by Routledge

  6. Ecotoxicology of Soil Organisms

    By Herman Eijsackers, Fred Heimbach, Marianne H. Donker

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of all aspects of the ecotoxicology of soil organisms. The book explains how contaminants reach the soil, traces their transport through the soil, and then moves on to examine the effects of contaminants on different groups of soil organisms (e.g.,...

    Published December 8th 1993 by CRC Press

  7. Aquatic Mesocosm Studies in Ecological Risk Assessment

    By Robert L. Graney

    A Special Publication of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)Aquatic Mesocosm Studies in Ecological Risk Assessment discusses the methods currently used for conducting simulated field studies and provides a series of case histories in which mesocosm type studies have been...

    Published October 19th 1993 by CRC Press

  8. Basic Environmental Toxicology

    By Lorris G. Cockerham, Barbara S. Shane

    Basic Environmental Toxicology provides a thorough, systematic introduction to environmental toxicology and addresses many of the effects of pollutants on humans, animals, and the environment. Readers are introduced to the fundamentals of toxicology and ecotoxicology, the effects of different types...

    Published October 19th 1993 by CRC Press

  9. Nondestructive Biomarkers in Vertebrates

    By Cristina Fossi, Claudio Leonzio

    Nondestructive Biomarkers in Vertebrates presents an innovative approach for hazard assessment in vertebrates based on nondestructive rather than destructive methods. The book reviews the state of the art and defines the development and validation procedure of this new strategy. Biological...

    Published October 12th 1993 by CRC Press

  10. Managing Hazardous Air Pollutants

    State of the Art

    By Winston Chow, Katherine Connor

    Managing Hazardous Air Pollutants presents a detailed examination of the state-of-the-art in the management of air pollutants ("air toxics"). This important new volume focuses on the latest research, regulatory perspectives, modeling, environmental and human risk assessments, new control strategies...

    Published September 14th 1993 by CRC Press