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Comparative risk assessment and environmental decision making

by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Comparative Risk Assessment and Environmental Decision Making (2002 Anzio, Italy)

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental risk assessment -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental management -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Igor Linkov and Abou Bakr Ramadan.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesNATO science series -- v. 38.
    ContributionsLinkov, Igor., Bakr Ramadan, Abou., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE145 .C64 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19291419M
    ISBN 101402018959, 1402022433
    LC Control Number2004042408

    Environmental Science and Risk Management: risk-based decision-making, environmental risk communication, risk-based modeling tools, environmental risk assessment, environmental decision-making, exposure assessment, retrospective exposure analysis, human health risk assessment, scientific consulting, environmental consulting. Decision Making in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process 1 Decision Making in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process Making a decision is like standing at the proverbial fork in the road. One cannot stand still, one cannot take both forks, and one cannot be sure in advance which fork will prove to be the right path.

    Comparative Risk Assessments Concepts, Problems, and Application by Holger Schütz. Comparative Risk Assessment offers a balanced overview and methodological examples for the practical implementation of the CRA.. Features: CRA in the USA, Europe and Germany, using case studies to analyze and exemplify the decision-making processes and challenges involved. From Comparative Risk to Decision Analysis: Ranking Solutions to Multiple-Value Environmental Problems Erratum Please note the italicized omission from a sentence, at 6 Risk Preferences involving value hierarchy, H, have property, P, involving preferences (with or without uncertainty) if, and only if, aggregation function fHCited by:

    This book presents innovative theories, methodologies, and techniques in the field of risk management and decision making. It introduces new research developments and provides a comprehensive image of their potential applications to readers interested in the area. The collection includes. At their core, most environmental decisions are about balancing risk and reward; loss versus gain. For risk-informed decisions, we seek to understand the significance of a risk, decide whether it requires management and what that might cost, and then implement the decision effectively, so reducing the risk to an acceptable residual level; recognising that zero risk is not by:


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CRA has become an increasingly accepted research tool Decision making in environmental projects is typically a complex and confusing process characterized by trade-offs between socio-political Author: Igor Linkov.

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