Health and environmental risk analysis

fundamentals with applications by Joseph F. Louvar

Publisher: Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Health risk assessment -- Methodology,
  • Environmental toxicology -- Technique
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph F. Louvar, B. Diane Louvar.
    SeriesPrentice Hall PTR environmental management and engineering series ;, v. 2
    ContributionsLouvar, B. Diane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566.27 .L68 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 678 p. :
    Number of Pages678
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL687567M
    ISBN 100131277391
    LC Control Number97034525

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