Chapter 18. Managing Risks from PAHs

  1. Peter E. T. Douben
  1. Graham Whale1,
  2. Gordon Lethbridge1,
  3. Vikram Paul1 and
  4. Eric Martin2

Published Online: 22 MAY 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470867132.ch18

PAHs: An Ecotoxicological Perspective

PAHs: An Ecotoxicological Perspective

How to Cite

Whale, G., Lethbridge, G., Paul, V. and Martin, E. (2003) Managing Risks from PAHs, in PAHs: An Ecotoxicological Perspective (ed P. E. T. Douben), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470867132.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Unilever Colworth R&D, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Sharnbrook, Bedford MK44 1LQ, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Shell Global Solutions, Cheshire Innovation Park, Chester CH1 3SH, UK

  2. 2

    Concawe, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2003
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2003

Book Series:

  1. Ecological and Environmental Toxicology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Jason M. Weeks4,
  2. Sheila O'Hare5 and
  3. Barnett A. Rattner6

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    National Centre for Environmental Toxicology, WRc-NSF, UK

  2. 5

    Hertfordshire, UK

  3. 6

    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS, Laurel, MD, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471560241

Online ISBN: 9780470867136



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of Remediation Philosophy for Oil Contaminated Sites

  • Case Study: Development of a Generic RBM to Assess PIAs in the Niger Delta

  • PAHs and European Oil Refinery Effluents

  • Oil from Production Platforms

  • Assessing and Managing the Risks of PAHs from Petroleum Products

  • Conclusions

  • References