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Risk Assessment of Environmental and Human Health Hazards: A Textbook of Case Studies

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By: Dennis J Paustenbach

1155 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #64172 | ISBN: 0471849987
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Presents 22 case studies, including many of the most important and thorough risk assessments ever conducted. Describes state-of-the-art approaches to assessing the low-dose response, estimating exposure, and evaluating the risks to birds and fish.


Basic principles; assessing water contaminants - three case studies; assessing hazardous waste sites - six case studies; assessing ambient air contaminants; assessing occupational hazards; assessing potential hazards to consumers; assessing the risks to wildlife; risk management.

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