12. Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses

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

Published Online: 24 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch12

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) Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses, in Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch12

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:

  • uncertainty and sensitivity analyses;
  • statistical fundamentals;
  • uncertainty propagation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types and Sources of Uncertainty

  • Statistical Fundamentals

  • Uncertainty Propagation

  • References

  • Problems