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Environmental Risk Analysis

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: I Lerche and E Paleologos
429 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Environmental Risk Analysis
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  • Environmental Risk Analysis ISBN: 9780071372664 Hardback Dec 2001 Out of Print #119416
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This book helps you simplify and expedite your risk analysis planning. "Far surpasses anything currently available." - Jeffrey Vincoli, CSP, CHCM. For the first time, those charged with analyzing environmental risk have a detailed roadmap to help them work more efficiently and effectively. "Environmental Risk Analysis" is an extraordinary toolkit, packed with timesaving strategies, expert techniques, and step-by-step guidance for better and faster planning. Get Risk Analysis Done Quicky and Well.It includes easy-to-use tools for planning and performing risk analyses; step-by-step approach to a customized, fully integrated plan; plain-english explanations and examples of complex statistical concepts Solutions to common issues in transport, storage, monitoring, and spill avoidance; quick and complete problem-solving with dozens of handy tables, charts, and checklists; and current with today's laws and regulations. This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to environmental risk analysis available. You can let experts steer you through the intricacies of risk analysis.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Environmental Problems: Transport, Burial, Monitoring, Spillage, Leakage, and Cleanup. Chapter 2: Contracts and Decisions. Chapter 3: Transport and Burial Hazards of Radioactive Waste. Chapter 4: Utility Theory and Working-Interest Optimization in a Hazardous Waste Transport and Burial Opportunity. Chapter 5: Catastrophic Events, Insurance, and Unilateral Regulatory Changes. Chapter 6: Limiting Risk Using Fractional Working Interest. Chapter 7: Limiting Risk Within a Consortium and Foreign Government Projects. Chapter 8: Corporate Involvement in Multiple Environmental Projects. Chapter 9: Apportionment of Cost Overruns to Hazardous Waste Projects. Chapter 10: Bayesian Updating of Toxic Leakage Scenarios. Chapter 11: Multiple Transport to Hazardous Material: Probabilities of Profitability. Chapter 12: Maximizing Profit for a Toxic Waste Site Monitoring System. Chapter 13: Option Payments for Future Information. Chapter 14: The Worth of Resolving Uncertainty for Environmental Projects. Chapter 15: Scientific Uncertainty in Environmental Problems: Models and Data. Chapter 16: Human, Water, Chemical, Biological and Radioactive Risks.

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Ian Lerche (Columbia, SC) is Professor of Geology at the University of South Carolina. Evan K. Paleologos, Ph.D. (Columbia, SC) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of South Carolina.
Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: I Lerche and E Paleologos
429 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: McGraw Hill
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There is a definite need for this book, the sooner the better! This is probably the most comprehensive treatment of this subject that I have seen. The authors have presented an approach and concept that far surpasses anything currently available. Jeffrey Vincoli, CSP, CHCM.
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