Human and Ecological Risk Assessment by Dennis J. Paustenbach
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Human and Ecological Risk Assessment
By Dennis J. Paustenbach

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment

Theory and Practice

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Human and Ecological Risk Assessment by Dennis J. Paustenbach

Book Description

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: Theory and Practice assembles the expertise of more than fifty authorities from fifteen different fields, forming a comprehensive reference and textbook on risk assessment. Containing two dozen case studies of environmental or human health risk assessments, the text not only presents the theoretical underpinnings of the discipline, but also serves as a complete handbook and "how-to" guide for individuals conducting or interpreting risk assessments. In addition, more than 4,000 published papers and books in the field are cited. Editor Dennis Paustenbach has assembled chapters that present the most current methods for conducting hazard identification, dose-response and exposure assessment, and risk characterization components for risk assessments of any chemical hazard to humans or wildlife (fish, birds, and terrestrials). Topics addressed include hazards posed by: Air emissions Radiological hazards Contaminated soil and foods Agricultural hazards Occupational hazards Consumer products and water Hazardous waste sites Contaminated air and water The bringing together of so many of the world's authorities on these topics, plus the comprehensive nature of the text, promises to make Human and Ecological Risk Assessment the text against which others will be measured in the coming years.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470253199
ISBN-10: 0470253193
Format: Hardback
(248mm x 163mm x 77mm)
Pages: 1592
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dennis J. Paustenbach

DENNIS J. PAUSTENBACH , PhD, has held numerous leadership positions at two major consulting firms and was the founder of ChemRisk, the largest risk assessment consulting firm in the United States during the 1990s. He previously edited the popular The Risk Assessment of Human and Environmental Health Hazards: A Textbook of Case Studies and has worked on many high-profile environmental projects, including Times Beach, Love Canal, the New Jersey Meadowlands, and the Erin Brockovich case.

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