2. Fundamental Aspects of Environmental Modeling

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

Published Online: 24 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch2

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) Fundamental Aspects of Environmental Modeling, in Quantitative Environmental Risk Analysis for Human Health, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470096208.ch2

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:

  • fundamental aspects of environmental modeling;
  • contaminant transport equation or advection–dispersion equation;
  • risk assessment models - physical and mathematical basis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modeling Process

  • Physical and Mathematical Basis for Risk Assessment Models

  • Contaminant Transport Equation

  • References

  • Problems