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- Cato Institute 2001; US$ 10.00
Goklany here expands his chapter in Julian Morris' Rethinking Risk and the Precautionary Principle (Butterworth Heinemann, 2000). Drawing on his environmental work with government and industry, he explores how the precautionary principle could be used to solve various public health and environmental more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00
Praise for Carbon Finance "A timely, objective, and informative analysis of the financial opportunities and challenges presented by climate change, including a thorough description of adaptive measures and insurance products for managing risk in a carbon constrained economy." —James R. Evans, M. Eng. P. Geo., Senior Manager, Environmental... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2001; US$ 89.95
''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. *Examines problems such as transport, burial/storage, monitoring, and spillage - and tells how to overcome them. *Provides tables, graphs,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 170.00
Volcanic earthquakes represent the main and often the only instrument to forecast volcanic eruptions. This book is the first monograph about seismicity in volcanoes. It describes the main types of seismic signals in volcanoes, their nature and spatial and temporal distribution at different stages of eruptive activity. The book begins with an introduction... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 279.00
The increasing complexity of societal change in response to the new global economy requires an enhanced capacity for scientific assessment and monitoring, particularly of critical infrastructure such as ports and harbors. Public pressure for decision transparency in government and corporations drives the need for a new framework for thinking about... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 360.00
At the heart of environmental protection is risk assessment: the likelihood of pollution from accidents; the likelihood of problems from normal and abnormal operation of industrial processes; the likely impacts associated with new synthetic chemicals; and so on. Currently, risk assessment has been very much in the news--the risks from BSE and E. coli,... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 159.00
Decision making in environmental projects is typically a complex and confusing process characterized by trade-offs between socio-political, environmental, and economic impacts. This title show that the use of comparative risk assessment can provide the scientific basis for environmental sound and cost-efficient policies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 71.00
Describes how to conduct a complete environmental risk assessment for students, researchers and professionals in ecology, conservation and resource management. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 157.95
How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event methods are the key to answering these types of questions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 157.95
Choosing the optimal management option requires environmental risk managers and decision makers to evaluate diverse, and not always congruent, needs and interests of multiple stakeholders. Understanding the trade-offs of different options as well as their legal, economic, scientific, and technological implications is critical to performing accurate... more...