Environmental Burden of Disease Assessment

This publication characterizes the environmental burden of disease in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), measured by the excess number of deaths and illnesses in the population due to exposure to environmental hazards. The robust methods used in this risk analysis can be applied to any country or regio...

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Main Authors: MacDonald Gibson, Jacqueline, Brammer, Angela (Author), Davidson, Christopher (Author), Folley, Tiina (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:Environmental Science and Technology Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Prioritizing Environmental Risks to Health- 3. Assessing the Environmental Burden of Disease: Method Overview
  • 4: Burden of Disease from Outdoor Air Pollution.- 5. Burden of Disease from Indoor Air Pollution
  • 6. Burden of Disease from Occupational Exposures
  • 7. Burden of Disease from Climate
  • Change
  • 8. Burden of Disease from Drinking Water Contamination
  • 9. Burden of Disease from Coastal Water Pollution
  • 10. Burden of Disease from Soil and Groundwater Contamination
  • 11. Burden of Disease from Produce and Seafood Contamination.- 12: Applying Environmental Burden of Disease Predictions