WIT Press


An Integrated Approach To The Pollution Hazard Analysis And Management

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/RISK000021

Volume

45

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

1,429 kb

Author(s)

V. Ferrara, C. Gariazzo, C.M. Ottavi & U. Poli

Abstract

The risk analysis includes the detection of hazards, the assessment of risks and their management. These three main aspects of environmental risk study are strictly linked together in order to archive an effective mitigation of hazards and to minimize consequences. In this work an integrated approach to the study of the environmental system is presented to allow an effective management of risk and the mitigation of possible hazards and a decision support to operators and authorities. The aim of this paper is to present our approach to the study of atmospheric pollution by using the environmental management platform TerrapackĀ® [4]. An application to the

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