Title: Environmental Risk Assessment - Approaches, Experiences and Information Sources: Environmental issue report No 4. 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: European Union 
Year: 1999 
Availability: Fairman, R, C.D. Mead & W.P. Williams (1999) Environmental Risk Assessment - Approaches, Experiences and Information Sources: Environmental issue report No 4. Prepared at Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre, King's College, London. EEA (European Environment Agency) Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Author 1/Producer: Fairman, Robyn 
Other Authors/Producers: Mead, Carl D. and Williams, W. Peter 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Publisher: EU bookshop 
ISBN: ISBN: 92-9167-080-4 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://reports.eea.eu.int/GH-07-97-595-EN-C2/en/tab_abstract ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Ecological
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Human health
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Toxicological information
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Risk management overview
 
Short description: Gives an overview of approaches and experiences on assessing ecological and human information on health risks. Industrial applications are described, also addressing the need of risk assessments for SMEs. The needs of science and policy roles are described. Links to information sources, organisations, software models, EU legislation, and publications. 
Long description: The report is organised into 2 parts: Approaches and Experiences & Information Sources. The information sources include Organisations; Databases; Software Models; Publications; Directories; Web sites and European Legislation. The report can be downloaded in sections from the 'contents' page. 
Submitted By: Dr Denise Lambkin WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 12/10/2005