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Title Environmental and human health [electronic resource] : risk management in developing countries / editors, Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves, Mattheus F.A. Goosen, Evens Emmanuel
Imprint Leiden, The Netherlands : CRC Press/Balkema, c2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 276 p.) : ill., map
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Communicating Environmental Risks and the Decision Making Process: 1. Environmental and human health risk management: an overview / Mattheus F.A. Goosen, Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves and Evens Emmanuel -- 2. Communicating environmental risks in developing countries / Karlo Malave-Llamas and Maria del C. Cotto-Maldonado -- 3. Environmental management in Brazil: reducing organizational risks / Eliciane Maria da Silva and Charbel Jose Chiappetta Jabbour -- 4. Tsunami hazards: a case study of risk management in the Caribbean Region / Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves and Julio A. Oms -- 5. Cost-benefit analysis to enhance the risk management decision making process / Adalberto Bosque and Fred C. Schaffner -- 6. Adjusted genuine savings and human development index: a two dimensional indicator for sustainability / Holger Schlor, Wolfgang Fischer, Jurgen-Friedrich Hake and Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves -- Management of Surface and Groundwater Resources: 7. Management, public opinion and research on Costa Rica's surface and groundwater resources / Peter Phillips -- 8. Stormwater management practices: the case of Port-au-Prince, Haiti / Farah A. Dorval ... [et al.] -- 9. Impact of surface runoff on the aquifers of Port-au-Prince, Haiti / Urbain Fifi, Thierry Winiarski and Evens Emmanuel -- Conservation of Land, Air, Water and Cultural Assets: 10. Ethnoecological restoration of deforested and agrocultural tropical lands for Mesoamerica / Silvia del Amo Rodriguez ... [et al.] -- 11. Atmospheric aerosols: a case study from the Caribbean Region / Antonio E. Carro-Anzalotta and Lisbeth San Miguel-Rivera -- 12. The potential of Thillandsia sp. to monitor PAHs from automobile sources in Puerto Rico / Yolanda Ramos-Jusino and Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves -- 13. Degradation of PCBs and spilled oil by bioenhancing agents / Eileen C. Villafane-Deyack and Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves -- 14. Cryptosporidium oocyst transmission in the aquatic environment of Haiti / Katty Balthazard-Accou ... [et al.] -- Risk Management and Wastewater Reuse: 15. Health-related aspects of wastewater reuse in urban truck farming: a case study of Yaounde, Cameroon / Guy R. Kouaum-Kenmogme ... [et al.] -- 16. Application of low-cost sorbents to remove chromium from industrial wastewater discharges / Iris N. Cosme-Colon, Evens Emmanuel and Eddie N. Laboy-Nieves -- 17. Viability of the upflow anaerobic sludge process for risk management of wastewater treatment / Nancy Ma ... [et al.]
Description based on print version record
Subject Environmental health -- Developing countries
Health risk assessment -- Developing countries
Environmental management -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Sustainable development -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Economic development -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Environmental Health -- Developing Countries
Risk Assessment -- Developing Countries
Conservation of Natural Resources -- Developing Countries
Environmental Remediation -- Developing Countries
Environmental Monitoring -- Developing Countries
Electronic books
Alt Author Laboy, Eddie Nelson
Emmanuel, Evens
Goosen, Mattheus F. A
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