human health risk Books

  • Theoretical and Mathematical Foundations of Human Health Risk Analysis

    at regulatory agencies and industries to bring more science into health risk analysis so that society ...

  • Risk-Based Environmental Decisions

    Risk-Based Environmental Decision: Methods and Culture presents the principles of human health risk analysis as they are applied in environmental decisions. It balances the discussion of scientific theory and methods, philosophical analysis, and applications in regulatory decisions. The material is ...

  • Quantitative Health Risk Analysis Methods

    will be synthesized along with the work of others on modeling human health risks. The monograph will cover a range ...

  • Mathematical Methods of Environmental Risk Modeling

    Mathematical Methods of Environmental Risk Modeling provides a working introduction to both the general mathematical methods and specific models used for human health risk assessment. Rather than being purely an applied math book, this book focuses on methods and models that students and professionals are ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and ...

  • Risk Assessment and Environmental Management - A Case Study in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

    Soil contamination can create unacceptable ecological or human health risks. Mapping of contaminated soil sites and the resulting cleanup are time consuming and expensive tasks, requiring extensive amounts of geology, hydrology, chemistry and computer modeling ...

  • Hazardous Air Pollutant Handbook: Measurements, Properties, and Fate in Ambient Air

    Hazardous Air Pollutant Handbook: Measurements, Properties, and Fate in Ambient Air provides a comprehensive review of the 188 compounds and compound classes designated as Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, with a specific focus on their potential presence in ambient air. The relevant chemical and physical properties of the compounds are discussed and ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment, 7th Volume

    Provides a variety of environmental toxicology issues that reflect the current status of ecotoxicology research and methodology. 28 peer reviewed papers represent the three major components of ecotoxicology including: • measurements of toxicity of contaminants in aqueous, sediment, soils, air, and dietary media to terrestrial and aquatic plants and animals • monitoring, ...

  • Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers

    A stand-alone working document, Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers assists scientists and regulators in determining when stormwater runoff causes adverse effects in receiving waters. This complicated task requires an integrated assessment approach that focuses on sampling before, during, and after storms. The Handbook supplies assessment ...

  • The Illusion of Certainty

    This book peels away the "veneer of certainty" which many of us attach to health risk and benefit information given to us in our daily lives. It was written and designed primarily to assist the public in comprehending and interpreting the uncertainty associated with the overwhelming amount of information on ...

  • The Illusion of Certainty

    This book peels away the "veneer of certainty" which many of us attach to health risk and benefit information given to us in our daily lives. It was written and designed primarily to assist the public in comprehending and interpreting the uncertainty associated with the overwhelming amount of information on ...

  • Fuel Oxygenates

    The state of the art on fuel oxygenates, and in particular of MTBE in groundwater, is presented. Historically, oxygenates like MTBE were developed in the 1970s as octane enhancers to replace toxic additives like lead, which were phased out of gasoline. The presence of oxygenates in gasoline promotes cleaner fuel combustion within the engine, boosts fuel octane values and reduces vehicle ...

  • Lebanon Post Conflict Environmental Assessment

    , will be visiting and sampling sites thought to present potential risks to human health, wildlife and the wider ...

  • Working Principles for Risk Analysis for Food Safety for Application by Governments. FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius. Principes de travail pour l'analyse .

    Essential guidance for risk assessment, risk management and risk communication with regard to food related risks to human health. This first edition includes texts as adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission in 2007. - Directives essentielles concernant l'évaluation et la gestion des risques ...

  • Disinfection By-Products and Human Health

    Disinfection By-Products and Human Health is based on contributions from speakers who participated in May 2011 workshops on Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) and Human Health at Ozwater 11 in Adelaide, Australia or at an AWA sponsored workshop at the Curtin Water Quality Research Centre, Perth, ...

  • Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds

    This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by arsenic and arsenic compounds. Arsenic is widely distri-buted in the earth's crust and is emitted into the atmosphere by coal-fired power generation plants and volcanic activity. Inorganic arsenic of geological origin is found in ...

  • Nanotechnology and the Environment

    Nanomaterials' unique properties offer revolutionary means to optimize a variety of products, including electronics, textiles, paintings and coatings, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products. However, these same properties mean that nanoscale materials can behave differently in the human body and the ...

  • Fluorides

    This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to fluorides. It is widely known that fluoride has both positive and negative effects on human health, and there is a narrow range between intakes that are associated with these effects. Cases of skeletal fluorosis ...

  • Inorganic Lead

    Evaluates the risks to human health posed by exposure to lead and inorganic lead compounds. Reflecting the focus of recent research, the report concentrates on mounting evidence that exposure to low levels of lead can have significant effects on health, particularly for infants and young children. Food, ...

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