Risk Assessment Methods: Approaches for Assessing Health and Environmental Risks / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume fills the need for a comprehensive guidebook and reference for risk assessment techniques. Within a generalized conceptual framework the authors clarify and integrate basic concepts; critique current methodologies; and teach the selection and application of a specific method and the interpretation of its results. The work makes these seemingly bewildering techniques accessible to readers from all disciplines.

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A comprehensive reference for risk assessment that brings together all the methods for assessing risk into a common framework, thus demonstrating how the methods relate to one another. An introductory chapter presents generalized definitions, terminology, and concepts needed for a comprehensive understanding of the field of risk assessment. Subsequent chapters provide detailed descriptions, comparisons, and evaluations of the numerous risk assessment methods that are currently available. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306443824
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Risk Assessment. Release Assessment. Exposure Assessment. Consequence Assessment. Risk Estimation. An Evaluation of the State of the Art. Index.

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