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Environmental Risk Assessment: Approaches, Experiences and Information Sources

Environmental Risk Assessment

Approaches, Experiences and Information Sources

This webtext is a summary of the foreseen EEA publication on
"Environmental Risk Assessment - approaches, experiences and information sources" by Robyn Fairman , Carl D.Mead and W. Peter Williams
at Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre, King's College, London

Projectleader at the EEA: Ingvar Andersson

For full version of this document please refer to the PDFs below (divided by chapters)


Contents


Part I

Approaches and Experiences

Preface

(download pdf - 730KB)

Section I

Concepts, Principles and Uses (download pdf - 6.16MB)

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1 Introduction to risk assessment concepts

 

Chapter 2 The use of risk assessment in environmental management

 

Chapter 3 A typology of risk assessment and management methods

 

Chapter 4 Overview of risk assessment methods

Section II

Techniques and Methods (download pdf - 18.47MB)

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 5 Health risk assessment

 

Chapter 6 Ecological risk assessment

 

Chapter 7 The application of environmental risk assessment in industry

Section III

Risk Management and New Directions (download pdf - 4.86MB)

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 8 Evaluation of risk and risk management

 

Chapter 9 New Directions


Part II

Information Sources

Section 1

Organisations (download pdf - 3.63MB)

 

Introduction

 

Category 1 European Union

 

Category 2 International

 

Category 3 National

 

Category 4 Government Departments and Agencies

Section 2

Databases (download pdf - 2.17MB)

 

Introduction

 

Category 1 Chemical/Toxicological/Ecotoxicological

 

Category 2 Miscellaneous (Industrial/Biological etc..)

 

Category 3 On-line Service and CD-ROM Suppliers

Section 3

Software Models (download pdf - 2.24MB)

 

Introduction  

 

Category 1 Risk Assessment/Management

 

Category 2 Exposure Assessment/Transport/Fate

 

Category 3 Hazard Identification/Release Assessment

 

Category 4 Directories of Software Products

Section 4

Publications (download pdf - 7.90MB)

 

Introduction  

 

Part I: Books

 

Category 1 Integrated Risk Assessment/Management/Analysis /General Chemical

 

Category 2 Human Health/Toxicological

 

Category 3 Ecological/Ecotoxicological/Environment

 

Category 4 Biological/Food/Radiation/Biotechnology

 

Category 5 Industrial Application

 

Category 6 Contaminated Land/Waste

 

Part II: Journals

 

Category 1 Chemical/Toxicological/Health

 

Category 2 Ecotoxicological/Biological

 

Category 3 Industrial

 

Category 4 General Environmental

 

Part III: Bibliographic Databases

Section 5

Directories (download pdf - 1.26MB)

 

Introduction

 

Category 1 Consultants and Companies

 

Category 2 Information

Section 6

World Wide Web Sites (download pdf - 1.69MB)

 

Introduction  

 

Category 1 Organisations

 

Category 2 Information/Networks

 

Category 3 General Environmental Links for Information

Section 7

European Legislation (download pdf - 495KB)

 

Introduction

 

Legislation

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