1. Introduction

  1. Robert A. Fjeld1,
  2. Norman A. Eisenberg2 and
  3. Keith L. Compton3

Published Online: 24 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch1

Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health

Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health

How to Cite

Fjeld, R. A., Eisenberg, N. A. and Compton, K. L. (2007) Introduction, in Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clemson University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Maryland, USA

  3. 3

    Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722434

Online ISBN: 9780470096208

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Keywords:

  • environmental risk analysis;
  • risk communication and Kaplan–Garrick risk triple;
  • risk analysis paradigm - risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Risk Analysis

  • Risk

  • Contaminants in the Environment

  • Uses of Environmental Risk Assessment

  • Risk Assessment Process

  • References

  • Additional Reading

  • Problems