F&ES 893b/EHS 511b / 2015-2016

Applied Risk Assessment

Credits: 3

Spring 2016: Tu, 3:00-4:50, LEPH 102
 
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Applied environmental risk assessment consists of the effective integration in a specific situation of what is known about pollution sources and their characteristics, about human exposures, about the entry and absorption of pollutants, and about the adverse health effects associated with dosage exposure. In any actual situation there are uncertainties in all of the elements to be integrated. This course emphasizes methodologies in use and the limitations that inevitably constrain the process. A number of applied risk assessments are analyzed.

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