Environmental Assessments and Emergency Response

  • Ashok Naimpally
  • Kirsten Sinclair Rosselot


This chapter covers a broad array of environmental assessment and emergency response topics. It summarizes site assessment; hydrogeology; historical considerations and land-use practices; fate, partitioning, and transport of pollutants; industrial hygiene, health, and safety; security, emergency plans, and incident response procedures; fundamentals of epidemiology and toxicology; exposure assessment and risk characterization; radiation protection (health physics); vector control and sanitation, including biohazards; noise pollution; and indoor air quality.


West Nile Virus Sound Pressure Level Hazard Index Hazard Quotient Noise Pollution 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Math Science and EngineeringFresno City CollegeFresnoUSA
  2. 2.Process ProfilesCalabasasUSA

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