Environmental Risk Analysis for Asian-Oriented, Risk-Based Watershed Management Japan and Malaysia

This publication is a practical guidebook on environmental risk assessment, especially for watershed-scale management. It highlights case studies of watershed environmental risk in Malaysia, including the potential health risks as well as screening methods and management in practice. In order to app...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Yoneda, Minoru (Editor), Mokhtar, Mazlin (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Part I – Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Watershed Pollutants: Risk Assessment and Management of Chemicals and Hazardous Substances
  • Part 2: Situation of Environmental risk in a watershed
  • Chapter 2: Potential Health Risk of Heavy Metals in Malaysia
  • Chapter 3: Atmospheric Emission of Mercury in Malaysia
  • Chapter 4: Indoor environmental pollution associated with floods or dampness
  • Part 3: Screening methods of environmental risk in a watershed
  • Chapter 5: Whole effluent toxicity: Tool for risk assessment and management of hazardous chemicals in watershed area
  • Chapter 6: Environmental Toxicity and Evaluation
  • Chapter 7: Epidemiological approaches to characterize human health risks from environmental exposure in a watershed
  • Part 4: Management of environmental risk in a watershed
  • Chapter 8: Environmental Scan and Framework of watershed Risk Assessment in Malaysia
  • Chapter 9: Institutional Arrangement and Legal Framework for the Management of Watersheds in Malaysia
  • Chapter 10: An Integrated Approach for Stakeholders Participation in Watershed Management
  • Chapter 11: Transition of Hazardous Chemical Management and Environmental Risk Management and Evaluation in Japan
  • Chapter 12: A history of water quality monitoring system in Japan
  • Chapter 13: Environmental Dynamic Model of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation
  • Chapter 14: Water Information Access ‘Communication Pack’: To Know Is to Care