Title: Crop-Specific Human Exposure Assessment for Soil Pollutants 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> proceedings / conference paper(s) 
Country: EU Projects 
Year of publication: 2004 
Author 1/Producer: Trapp, S. 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.image-train.net/products/papers/ASC3_StT_HumanExp ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Exposure pathways
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Human health
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Risk management overview
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Strategies
Diffuse pollution-->Diffuse pollution overview
Diffuse pollution-->Monitoring
Soil-->Soil Overview
Soil-->Soil quality
 
Short description: This workshop session report provides a background on the concept of crop-specific human exposure assessment for soil pollutants. This procedure allows for adaptation to different food habits, different life-styles, different regions and different levels of acceptable risks. Models for transfer into major food crops are combined with regional food baskets to give the exposure of the population, which can then be compared to tolerable risks based on health considerations and thus tolerable concentrations of pollutants in soil for the agricultural production and gardening can be derived. A Danish example is provided. 
Link to Project(s): IMAGE-TRAIN Innovative Management of Groundwater Resources- Training Programme for EU Accession Countries
 
Submitted By: Dr Stefan Gödeke WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 12/07/2007