Open Access Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment

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Abstract:

This literature review covers the risk assessment process and addresses both ecological and human receptors. The review covers the risk assessment literature including methodology, analysis, interpretation, management, uncertainty, policy, and regulatory guidance. The review is divided into ecological and human health sections. The focus of the review is on the risk assessment process as it is applied to ecological systems and human health, site investigation and remediation, and natural resources. The objective is to provide an overview of the scope of the literature published in 2009.

Keywords: ASSESSMENT; ECOLOGICAL; HUMAN HEALTH; MANAGEMENT; POLICY; REGULATORY; RISK

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143010X12756668802256

Publication date: January 1, 2010

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  • Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year.

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