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Pollution Risk Assessment and Management

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Edited By: PET Douben

480 pages, Illus

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81979 | ISBN: 0471972975
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About this book

This book discusses essential tools such as dispersion in order to assess the impact of pollution in a comprehensive manner. It also includes contributions which detail the state of pollution control methodology, environmental economics, and direct toxicity assessment.


Contents

Perspectives on pollution risk, Peter E.T. Douben; industry's contribution to sustainable development, John Murlis; the basis for industrial process regulation, Peter E.T. Douben and Mohamed A. Serageldin; non-standard emissions, Andy A. Meharg; air dispersion modelling, David Carruthers; pollutant dispersion in water, Gareth Llewellyn; contaminant displacement modelling in soil and groundwater, Sjoerd E.A.T.M. van der Zee; environmental standards for human health protection, Anne McDonald and John J. Vandenberg; risk assessment for human health protection - applications to environmental protection, Paul Whitehouse and Nick Cartwright; ecological risk assessment - looking in, looking out, Wayne G. Landis, et al; toxicity assessment - its role in regulation, JIm Wharfe and Margarete Heber; soil - the forgotten medium, Joke van Wensem; biomarkers for monitoring and measuring effects, David B. Peakall and Anne Fairbrother; integration of environmental and economic assessments, Ronan Palmer; legal and political considerations, Turner T. Smith and Richard Macrory; the role of risk assessment for risk management, Ortwin Renn.

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