Publisher description for Coastal and estuarine risk assessment / edited by Michael C. Newman, Morris H. Roberts, Jr., Robert C. Hale.

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Written by experts in the field, Coastal and Estuarine Risk Assessment explores the science of exposure, effect, and risk. This is the first book to address the application of the current risk assessment paradigm from the National Research Council to coastal and estuarine environments. It provides the necessary applications for modifying the paradigm and shows how to use it to perform an effective assessment.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Marine pollution.
Estuarine pollution.
Ecological risk assessment.
Coastal animals -- Effect of water pollution on.
Estuarine animals -- Effect of water pollution on.