Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

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EAN: 9789048123339
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The book contains the contributions at the NATO Study Institute on Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution – Contemporary Methodology, which took place in Sofia – Borovetz, Bulgaria, July 1–10, 2008. Rapid advances in mathematics, computer science and molecular biology and chemistry have lead to the development in of a new branch of toxicology called Computational Toxicology. This emerging field is addressing the estimation and prediction of exposure risk and effects of chemicals based on experimental data, measured concentration and biological mechanisms and computational models of biological systems. Mathematical models are also being used to predict the fate and transport of substances in the environment. Because this area is still in its infancy, there has been limited application from governmental agencies to regulating controllable processes, such as registration of new chemicals, determination of estimated exposure and risk based limits and maximum acceptable concentrations in different compartments of the environment – ambient air, waters, soil and food products. However, this is soon to change as the ability to collect, analyze and interpret the required information is becoming increasingly more efficient and cost effective. Full implementation of the new processes have to involve education on both part of the experimentalists who are generating the data and the models, and the risk assessors who will use them to better protect human health and the environment.
EAN 9789048123339
ISBN 904812333X
Typ produktu Pevná väzba
Vydavateľ Springer
Dátum vydania 9. apríla 2009
Stránky 526
Jazyk English
Rozmery 235 x 155
Krajina Netherlands
Čitatelia Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Ilustrácie XXVII, 526 p.
Editori Hassanien Mahmoud A.
Edícia 2009 ed.
Séria NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security