Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Novel Approaches and Their Applications in Risk Assessment

Edited by Yuzhou Luo

University of California, Davis, United States of America

Risk assessment is a critical component in the evaluation and protection of natural or anthropogenic systems. Conventionally, risk assessment is involved with some essential steps such as the identification of problem, risk evaluation, and assessment review. Other novel approaches are also discussed in the book chapters. This book is compiled to communicate the latest information on risk assessment approaches and their effectiveness. Presented materials cover subjects from environmental quality to human health protection.

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Novel Approaches and Their Applications in Risk AssessmentEdited by Yuzhou Luo

Published: April 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2548

ISBN: 978-953-51-0519-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6199-8

Copyright year: 2012

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39786 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

31 Web of Science Citations

41 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Practical Example of Risk Assessment – Risk Assessment to Phycotoxins in a Recreational Shellfish Harvester’s Subpopulation

By Cyndie Picot and Alain-Claude Roudot


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2. Spatial Cadmium Distribution in the Charente Watershed and Potential Risk Assessment for the Marennes Oleron Bay (Southwest France)

By Coynel Alexandra, Khoury Alaa, Dutruch Lionel, Blanc Gérard, Bossy Cécile, Derriennic Hervé and Schäfer Jörg


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3. Planning and Decision Support Tools for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) on River Basin Level in the Southeast-Asian Region on the Example of Vietnam - Tools for Water Quantity and Quality Risk Assessment

By Björn Zindler, Andreas Borgmann, Sandra Greassidis, Sylvia Jaschinski, Christian Jolk and Harro Stolpe


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4. Risk Assessment of Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins, the Particularities and Challenges of Planktothrix spp. Monitoring

By Catarina Churro, Elsa Dias and Elisabete Valério


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5. Generalized Additive Models in Environmental Health: A Literature Review

By Jalila Jbilou and Salaheddine El Adlouni


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6. The Science and Opportunity of Wildfire Risk Assessment

By Matthew P. Thompson, Alan A. Ager, Mark A. Finney, Dave E. Calkin and Nicole M. Vaillant


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7. Theories and Methods for the Emergency Rescue System

By Jianfeng Li, Wenmao Liu and Bin Zhang


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8. Absorption and Accumulation of Heavy Metal Pollutants in Roadside Soil-Plant Systems - A Case Study for Western Inner Mongolia

By Lu Zhanyuan, Zhi Yingbiao, Wang Zai-lan, Hua Yupeng, Hong Ge, Emmy Camada and Yao Yiping


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9. Non-Invasive Matrices Use in Pollution Evaluation at Nanoscale Levels – A Way Forward in Ecotoxicological Studies

By Melinda Haydee Kovacs, Dumitru Ristoiu and Cezara Voica


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10. Polysystemic Approach to Risk Assessment

By Mikhail Karganov, Irina Alchinova and Nadezhda Khlebnikova


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11. Risk Assessment in the Anaesthesia Process

By Valérie Neyns, Ophélie Carreras, Laurie Planes and Jean-Marie Cellier


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12. Effects of Wearing Gloves and Sex on Endurance Time and the Corresponding Finger Skin Temperature During a Cold Immersion

By Yuh-Chuan Shih and Yo-May Wang


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13. Risk Analysis of the Waste to Energy Pyrolysis Facility Designs for City of Konin, in Poland, Using SimLab® Toolpack

By Boguslaw Bieda


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14. Methodology Applied to the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Dikes and Dams

By Yannick Fargier, Cyrille Fauchard, Patrice Meriaux, Paul Royet, Sergio Palma-Lopes, Daniel Francois, Philippe Cote and Frederic Bretar


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15. Transforming Risk Assessment Tools from Paper to Electronic

By Daniel Bergeron and Kristiina Hyrkäs


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16. A Bayesian Approach for Calibrating Risk Assessment Models

By Michael S. Williams, Eric D. Ebel, Jennifer A. Hoeting and James L. Withee


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17. Polynomial Response Surfaces for Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Risk Control via Robust Design

By Sergey Oladyshkin and Wolfgang Nowak


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