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Environmental and Health Risk Assessment and Management Principles and Practices

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ISBN-10: 1402037759

ISBN-13: 9781402037757

Edition: 2006

Authors: Paolo F. Ricci

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This book is about the legal, economical, and practical assessment and management of risky activities arising from routine, catastrophic environmental and occupational exposures to hazardous agents. It begins where emission and exposure analysis ends by providing estimates or predictions of deleterious exposures. The book covers the essential aspects of environmental and health law, environmental economics, applied statistical and probabilistic methods, fundamental notions of applied epidemiology and toxicology, as well as decision analysis, to provide an integrated overview of how risk assessment and management combine to produce sound societal outcomes. Risk-based methods play a pivotal…    
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Book details

List price: $289.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 11/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Legal principles, uncertainty, and variability in risk assessment and management
Sustainability and making decisions under uncertainty
Risk, cost, and benefit analysis (RCBA) in risk assessment and management
Exposure-response models for risk assessment
Probabilistic dose-response models and concepts of toxicology
Monte Carlo, bootstraps and other methods to quantify or propagate variability and uncertainty
Causal models : influence diagrams, bayesian networks, classification and regression trees
Meta-analysis, pooling sample data, and statistical decision rules
Contingency tables in risk assessment and management
Statistical associations and causation for risk assessment and management
Risk assessment frameworks, calculations of risk and toxicological doses
Practical analysis of decisions for risk management