Risk Assessment in Environmental Management

Risk Assessment in Environmental Management

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Provides a concise and comprehensive overview of the many facets/aspects relating to chemical risk assessments. It is a superb introduction for anyone needing to have a knowledge of how to conduct, evaluate or review risk assessment for environmental toxicants. Environmental contamination issues are a complex problem with worldwide implications. Risk assessment is a tool used to organize structure, and compile scientific information in order to help identify existing hazardous situations or problems, anticipate potential problems, establish priorities, and provide a basis for regulatory controls and/or corrective actions. This book presents some very important tools and methodologies that can be used to help resolve environmental contamination problems in a consistent, efficient and cost-effective way. It represents a collection and synthesis of the principal elements of the risk assessment process that pertain to environmental contamination problems. It offers an understanding of the scientific basis of risk assessment and its applications in the environmental industry - including a portrayal of how the risk assessment process fits into regulatory policies. Written for both the novice and experienced professional, this book will serve as a useful reference for anyone encountering risk assessment in environmental management programs.EPA/540/G-87/003. USEPA. 1987b. Data Quality ... GEO-EAS ( Geostatistical Environmental Assessment Software ) Usera#39;s Guide. Environmental Monitoring Systems ... EPA/540/G-90/008. Wilson, L.G., L.G. Everett, and S.J. Cullen (eds). 1995.

Title:Risk Assessment in Environmental Management
Author:D. Kofi Asante-Duah
Publisher:Wiley - 1998-10-20


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