4 edition of Sharing environmental risks found in the catalog.
Sharing environmental risks
Burby, Raymond J.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-280).
|Statement||Raymond J. Burby with Beverly A. Cigler ... [et al.].|
|Series||Westview special studies in public policy and public systems management|
|LC Classifications||HC110.D45 B87 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 280 p. :|
|Number of Pages||280|
|LC Control Number||90020869|
Environmental Risk Management Policy Page 4 of 25 Chapter – 1: Introduction Definition Environment means the surroundings within which humans exist and that are made up of land, water, air, micro-organisms, plant and animal life; any part or combination of any of those elements and the. This book provides a text and a resource on environmental hazards for senior undergraduate students, graduate students on all courses related to environmental hazards and risk assessment and management. It is a valuable handbook for researchers and professionals of environmental science, environmental economics and management, and engineering.
4 Models for Environmental Risk Assessment and Exposure Science. After two sessions devoted to providing background and context to the topic of chemical risks and the assessment of those risks, the workshop’s third session examined some of the seminal work in the field that has been done or has been in progress over the past few years. This book explores how we decide what risks to take and which to ignore, both as individuals and as a culture. About the Author Dame Mary Douglas, DBE, FBA (25 March – 16 May ) was a British anthropologist, known for her writings on human culture and symbolism, whose area of speciality was social anthropology.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: v. I. pt. I. Foundations. The problem of toxic risk: a generic view of toxic chemicals and similar risks () / Talbot Page ; The rise and uses of risk assessment. Despite their usefulness, pesticides could pose potential risks to food safety, the environment, and all living things. Concern about the environmental impact of repeated pesticide use has prompted research into the environmental fate of these agents, which can emigrate from treated fields to air, other land, and water bodies.
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