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    Jun 21, 2024  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVS-665 Environmental Risk Assessment (3)


The nature and methods of environmental risk assessment through critical analysis of case histories. The scientific concepts and analytic methods of each case study are explored through solution to sets of specific problems. Case studies include statistical modeling of environmental risk factors, the principle of uncertainty, toxicology, epidemiology, the differing routes of exposure, types of technical risks, basics of decision analysis, and effective communication of risk assessment results. Crosslist: ENVS-465 . Usually Offered: fall.