Title: The derivation and use of soil screening values for metals for the ecological risk assessment of contaminated land: a regulatory perspective 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> journal article 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: Land Contamination and Reclamation 14 (3) 673-684 
Author 1/Producer: Merrington, G. 
Other Authors/Producers: Fishwick, S. Brooke, D. 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Article Weblink (=direct link): http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/epp  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Ecological
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
 
Short description: Describes a tiered ecological risk assessment procedure developed in the UK by the Environment Agency and Defra, and the development of an approach for deriving soil screening values for ecological risk assessment that meet both regulatory and stakeholder needs. 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 06/08/2006