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  1. Environmental Problems in Third World Cities

    By Jorge E. Hardoy, Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    Describes and analyses the environmental problems of Third World cities, showing how they affect human health and the local ecology. The authors show how readily available practical solutions are, if the political means can be found....

    Published September 15th 1993 by Routledge

  2. Performing Ecological Risk Assessments

    By Edward J. Calabrese, Linda A. Baldwin

    Performing Ecological Risk Assessments is an extensive compilation of work discussing the components of an ecological risk assessment and how it compares with a human risk assessment. Topics considered include an introduction to environmental fate models and pharmacokinetic factors, documentation...

    Published August 16th 1993 by CRC Press

  3. Environmental AnalysisThe NEPA Experience

    By Stephen G. Hildebrand, Johnnie B. Cannon

    Environmental Analysis reviews information gathered during NEPA assessments, summarizes the state of the art in methods and approaches, and defines future opportunities and new approaches required to link high-quality science to the decision-making process. Individual chapters address the process...

    Published June 9th 1993 by CRC Press

  4. Quantitative Risk Assessment for Environmental and Occupational Health

    2nd Edition

    By William H. Hallenbeck

    Quantitative Risk Assessment for Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition features twice as many risk analysis models with complete examples as the previous edition. The book features new information in the following areas:Calculation of human dose rate and dose from experimental...

    Published June 9th 1993 by CRC Press

  5. Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment

    By Kofi Asante-Duah

    Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment provides a concise yet comprehensive examination of concepts and techniques in risk assessment that can be applied to hazardous waste problems. The book emphasizes the use of health risk assessment to support management decisions on hazardous waste disposal and site...

    Published March 26th 1993 by CRC Press

  6. Effective and Safe Waste Management

    Interfacing Sciences and Engineering with Monitoring and Risk Analysis

    By Robert L. Jolley, Rhoda G.M. Wang

    Effective and safe waste management is dependent on the collaborative interaction of engineers, computer modeling specialists, toxicologists, risk assessment experts, soil scientists, biologists, geologists, chemists and professionals in many other disciplines. To meet the needs of this diverse...

    Published November 23rd 1992 by CRC Press

  7. What Every Engineer Should Know about Reliability and Risk Analysis

    By Mohammad Modarres

    Series: What Every Engineer Should Know

    "Examining reliability, availability, and risk analysis and reviewing in probability and statistics essential to understanding reliability methods, this outstanding volume describes day-to-day techniques used by practicing engineers -- discussing important reliability aspects of both components and...

    Published November 23rd 1992 by CRC Press

  8. Toxic Risks

    Science, Regulation, and Perception

    By Ronald E. Gots

    Policymakers, health professionals, and the general public face growing concerns about environmental matters, particularly those related to "toxic" chemicals and their effects on public health. Toxic Risks: Science, Regulation, and Perception explores the political, popular, and regulatory aspects...

    Published October 29th 1992 by CRC Press

  9. Risk Assessment and Environmental Fate Methodologies

    By Edward J. Calabrese, Paul T. Kostecki

    Soil contamination is recognized as a significant environmental and public health concern. This state-of-the-art report features critical evaluations of 16 environmental fate and risk assessment models/approaches for dealing with contaminated soils. The evaluations were conducted by the Council for...

    Published June 23rd 1992 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Environmental Contaminants

    A Guide for Site Assessment

    By Chris Shineldecker

    Handbook of Environmental Contaminants: A Guide for Site Assessment is an indispensable working reference for environmental assessment professionals faced with determining potential environmental contaminants that might be found in the soil, groundwater, or air of a property or facility. The book...

    Published April 17th 1992 by CRC Press