Exposure Factors Sourcebook for European Sites (NICOLE project)

Country: EU Projects
Start Date:   1/1/1999         Duration: 21 months         Project Type: RTD
Contract Number: 
Organisation Type:  Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Exposure pathways
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Human health
Project objectives:
The aim of this project has been to produce a user friendly handbook of exposure factor data for use in risk based decision making related to contaminated land. 
Project Summary:
Exposure factors are the variables used to estimate human contact with various types of media, for example soil, air, groundwater. Appropriate values to use 
for exposure factors will vary depending upon cultural and geographic factors that influence behaviour.
Achieved Objectives:
The source book has now been published  by  the  European  Centre  for Ecotoxicology  and Toxicology of Chemicals  (ECETOC),  Technical Report No. 79, Exposure Factors 
Sourcebook for European Populations, with Focus on UK Data. The abstract and ordering information can be found under the technical report section of the ECETOC
website (http://www.ecetoc.org). Under the CEFIC Long Range Research Initiative (LRI), a project aimed at expanding the Sourcebook to include available data
for European populations has recently been initiated by KTL (the National Public Health Institute of Finland) (http://www.cefic.be/lri/ or http://www.ktl.fi).
Product Descriptions:
See above 
Additional Information:

Project Resources:

Exposure Factors Sourcebook for European Populations (with Focus on UK Data)
Funding Programme(s): 
Link to Organisations:

Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe
Submitted by: EUGRIS Team Professor Paul Bardos  Who does what?  10/10/2006 11:37:00
Updated by: EUGRIS Team Professor Paul Bardos  Who does what?  13/10/2006 10:12:00