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Environmental risk assessment

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  • Comparing Environmental Risksby J. Clarence Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers from leading experts on CRA for a meeting with federal... more...

  • Environmental Risk Analysisby Ian Lerche; Evan Paleologos

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 102.95

    "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...

  • Environmental Risk Assessmentby Ted Simon

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. The problems we face in the twenty-first century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing importance as a means of seeking to address the potential effects of... more...

  • Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into Wild Relativesby H.C.M. den Nijs

    CABI 2004; US$ 155.00

    Contributes to the GM debate by examining the unintentional spread of new genes from cultivated plants to their wild relatives, and the subsequent impacts on the ecology of wild plants and their associated flora and fauna. more...

  • Media, Culture And The Environmentby Alison Anderson University of Plymouth.; Alison Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book is intended for final year undergraduates and postgraduates in cultural and media studies, as well as postgraduate and academic researchers. Courses on culture and the media within sociology, environmental studies, human geography and politics. more...

  • Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessmentby Joseph Ofungwu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 125.00

    Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment guides readers through real-world situations and the best statistical methods used to determine the nature and extent of the problem, evaluate the potential human health and ecological risks, and design and implement remedial systems as necessary. Featuring numerous worked examples... more...

  • Brownfields IIIby C. A. Brebbia; U. Mander

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 242.00

    This book focuses on the problems facing the public and private sectors and the engineering and scientific communities in terms of the decrease of available new land for development purposes. Given the economic and social benefits of brownfields redevelopment, there is a need for guidance on processes that ensure the acceptability and therefore viability... more...

  • Global Environmental Riskby Jeanne X. Kasperson; Roger E. Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities,... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessmentby Judith Petts

    Wiley 2009; US$ 330.00

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a significant, anticipatory, environmental management tool. International debate focuses on its enhancement to meet the challenges of sustainable development as well as demands for scientifically robust integrated and participative decision-making. This handbook hopes to improve practices by contributing an... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Risk Assessment and Managementby Peter P. Calow

    Wiley 2009; US$ 383.00

    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...