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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume I

    Environmental modelling has enjoyed a long tradition, but there is a defined need to continually address both the power and the limitations of such models, as well as their quantitative assessment. This book showcases modern environmental modelling methods, the basic theory behind them and their ...

  • Regional Scale Ecological Risk Assessment: Using the Relative Risk Model

    Regional Scale Ecological Risk Assessment: Using the Relative Risk Model is a collaborative summary and guidebook of the development, methods, and application of the Relative Risk Model (RRM) to meet the need for regional assessments with multiple stressors from diverse sources and numerous desired endpoints. ...

  • Industry Risk Rating Reports

    IBISWorld’s industry risk rating determines how much risk an industry will face over the next 18 months by assessing the operating conditions for companies in the industry. Unlike traditional risk models that use historical information, our analysts use a sophisticated process to create a ...

  • Quantitative Health Risk Analysis Methods

    Worldwide health care problems are a hot, growing application in Operations Research. Along with a quickly growing field is an active community of Medical OR and Risk Analysis researchers. Tony Cox is one of the leading research scholars in the field of Risk Heath Risk. His work on health risk ...

  • 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 ...

  • Risk Assessment, Modeling and Decision Support

    The papers in this volume integrate results from current research efforts in earthquake engineering with research from the larger risk assessment community. The authors include risk and hazard researchers from the major U.S. hazard and earthquake centers and some from abroad as well as programmers and analysts ...

  • Risk assessment of Vibrio vulnificus in raw oysters. Interpretative summary and technical report (En)

    Series: Microbiological Risk Assessment Series

    Vibrio vulnificus is one of three pathogenic Vibrio spp. on which FAO and WHO have undertaken risk assessment work. This pathogen is associated primarily with raw oysters but can occur in a variety of seafood products. As well as causing gastrointestinal ...

  • Offshore Risk Assessment

    Offshore Risk Assessment is the first book to deal with quantified risk assessment (QRA) as applied specifically to offshore installations and operations. Risk assessment techniques have been used for some years in the offshore oil and gas industry, and their use is set to expand increasingly as the industry ...

  • Human Safety and Risk Management, Second Edition

    Reflecting a decade’s worth of changes, Human Safety and Risk Management, Second Edition contains new chapters addressing safety culture and models of risk as well as an extensive re-working of the material from the earlier edition. Examining a wide range of approaches to risk, the authors define safety ...

  • Radiation Risks in Perspective

    Public misperception of radiological risk consistently directs limited resources toward managing minimal or even phantom risks at great cost to government and industry with no measurable benefit to overall public health. The public’s inability to comprehend small theoretical risks arrived at through ...

  • Heavy Metals: A Problem Solved?

    Most publications on heavy metals and the environment have focused on environmental pathways and risks. The present book establishes a link between the environmental risks of heavy metals and the societal causes of the risks. Economic models, substance flow models and environmental fate and ...

  • Sophisticated Sabotage: The Intellectual Games Used To Subvert Responsible Regulation

    Sophisticated Sabotage: The Intellectual Games Used to Subvert Responsible Regulation explores regulatory cost-benefit analysis, quantitative risk assessment, the monetization of intangible values, comparative risk assessment and cost-effectiveness analysis, and related sub-disciplines. By explaining the ...

  • Public-private Partnerships in the Water Sector: From Theory to Practice

    Ensuring quality and affordability in the water services is a fundamental requirement for the social, economic and environmental development of modern societies. Achieving this goal requires dealing with a large diversity of challenges, such as efficiency, investment, governance, procurement and sustainability, while ensuring the alignment of the stakeholder_x0019_s objectives, often with ...

  • Primer on risk assessment modelling, (A): focus on seafood products (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical Papers

    This paper is written as an introduction to the concepts of microbial risk assessment in general, but with a seafood focus and greater emphasis on the quantitative approach. The risk of food-borne disease is a combination of the likelihood of exposure to the ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The importance of these systems in cities has grown, as ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Modeling and Risk Assessment (6th Volume)

    The urgency and importance of properly conducting a risk assessment,and all the various attributes of the assessment, will remain a significant issue for years to come. STP 1317 explores the use of modeling in developing risk assessments for a variety of environmental situations, including human-health ...

  • The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals

    In 2000 OpdenKamp Registration & Notification organized a two-day symposium in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 'The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals'. Several speakers from Europe and the United States were invited to present the different aspects. A vast ...

  • Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water: Causes, Controls, and Consequences

    This book provides an updated evaluation of the characterization and management of taste and odour (T&O) in source and drinking waters. Authored by international experts from the IWA Specialist Group on Off-flavours in the Aquatic Environment, the book represents an important resource that synthesizes current knowledge on the origins, mitigation, and management of aquatic T&O problems. The ...

  • Risk Engineering

    This volume attempts, for the first time, to link the science of risk analysis with the currently on-going movement on the use of stakeholders' processes. It is intended to assess the current practice of risk engineering, and to address the potential interactions with stakeholders' processes. New type ...

  • Quantitative Methods for Conservation Biology

    This is one of the first books to review the quantitative tools used in the study of such subjects as biodiversity, resource management, and endangered species preservation. The topics covered include population viability analysis, population dynamics, metapopulation models, estimating risks and timing of ...

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