WIT Press

Environmental Health Risk III

Edited By: C.A. Brebbia and V. POPOV, Wessex Institute of Technology, Southampton, UK; D. FAYZIEVA, Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan

Price

$455.00 (free shipping)

ISBN

978-1-84564-026-2

Pages

528

Transaction Series

WIT Transactions on Biomedicine and Health

Transaction Volume

9

Published

2005

Format

Hardback

The efforts of modern civilization to create an environment to meet human aspirations have successfully resulted in constant improvements of our lifestyle, but at the cost of increased risks to human health due to deterioration of the environment.

This situation has motivated many scientists throughout the world to analyze the environmental factors that can affect our health and to calculate the levels of risk. Risks that are found to be unacceptably high require immediate action. However, it is not always straightforward to estimate all possible scenarios and further research is needed.

This book comprises a series of papers presented at the Third International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health , divided into the following topic areas: Water Quality Issues; Air Pollution; Radiation Fields; Accident and Man-Made Risks; Risk Analysis; Emergency Response; Food Contamination; Electromagnetic Fields; Noise Pollution; Housing and Health; Occupational Health; Chemical Risk Assessment; Remediation; Social and Economic Issues; Education; and Ecotoxicology Studies.
 

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