Standard Article

Personal Exposure Monitoring

Environmental Health

  1. L.-j. Sally Liu

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vap010

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

How to Cite

Liu, L.-j. S. 2006. Personal Exposure Monitoring. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 4.

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Exposure to a pollutant occurs when an individual encounters the specific pollutant. The science of exposure assessment is to assess how much, how long, and how frequently an individual is exposed to the compounds of interest. Accurate and reliable exposure-related information is essential for informed decisions about protecting and promoting public health.