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Environmental health science [electronic resource] : recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical and physical health hazards / Morton Lippmann, Beverly S. Cohen, Richard B. Schlesinger.

By: Lippmann, Morton.
Contributor(s): Cohen, Beverly S | Schlesinger, Richard B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xv, 540 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780199748761 (electronic bk.); 0199748764 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): environment | Environmental health | Pollution | Hazardous substances | Chemicals -- Safety measures | Environmental Health | Environmental Pollution -- prevention & control | M�edecine de l'environnement | Pollution | Substances dangereuses | Produits chimiques -- S�ecurit�e -- Mesures | MEDICAL -- ToxicologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Environmental health science.DDC classification: 615.9/02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Characterization of contaminants, environments, and human health -- Sources of contaminants -- Dispersion of contaminants -- Fate of environmental chemicals : translocation, transformations, and sinks -- Effects of chemical contaminants on human health -- Anthropogenic impacts on environmental quality : their influence on human health and welfare -- Human exposure assessment -- Environmental noise -- Nonionizing electromagnetic radiation -- Ionizing radiation and environmental radioactivity -- Contamination criteria and exposure limits : guidelines and standards -- Risk assessment -- Risk management -- Our environmental future.
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"This book is a revision and expansion of Chemical contamination in the human environment by Morton Lippmann and Richard B. Schlesinger, published by Oxford University Press in 1979"--T.p. verso.

Supplementary bibliography: p. 529-531.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Characterization of contaminants, environments, and human health -- Sources of contaminants -- Dispersion of contaminants -- Fate of environmental chemicals : translocation, transformations, and sinks -- Effects of chemical contaminants on human health -- Anthropogenic impacts on environmental quality : their influence on human health and welfare -- Human exposure assessment -- Environmental noise -- Nonionizing electromagnetic radiation -- Ionizing radiation and environmental radioactivity -- Contamination criteria and exposure limits : guidelines and standards -- Risk assessment -- Risk management -- Our environmental future.

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