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Environmental Lead and Human Health; Science, Risk Assessment and Regulation (Trace Metals and other Contaminants in the Environment)

Paul Mushak

Environmental Lead and Human Health; Science, Risk Assessment and Regulation (Trace Metals and other Contaminants in the Environment)

by Paul Mushak

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical pollution,
  • Environmental factors,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages650
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10260360M
    ISBN 100444515542
    ISBN 109780444515544
    OCLC/WorldCa149613542

    SOIL TOXICITY AND BIOASSESSMENT TEST METHODS FOR ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT Toxicity Test Methods for Soil Microorganisms, Terrestrial Plants, Terrestrial Invertebrates and Terrestrial Vertebrates Final Draft November Prepared Under Contract for: Ecotoxicology Program Integrated Risk Assessment Branch Office of Environmental Health Hazard. Aug 08,  · International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, from Inderscience Publishers, covers risk issues across different business and economics, as well as scientific and technological, disciplines.

    Jun 15,  · Health and environment information systems based on GIS may be useful in the risk assessment process (for exposure assessment, for disease mapping, for assessing health risks associated with point sources of pollution, and for estimating the numbers of people at risk). Environmental Science and Technology Briefs for Citizens Human Health Effects of Heavy Metals Introduction Heavy metals are individual metals and metal com-pounds that can impact human health. Eight common heavy metals are discussed in this brief: arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, selenium, and sil-ver.

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