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Uncertainty in the Risk Assessment of Environmental and Occupational Hazards An International Workshop (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 895) by

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental science,
  • Industrial Health & Safety,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Congresses,
  • Environmental health,
  • Evaluation,
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Edition Notes

ContributionsA. John Bailer (Editor), Cesare Maltoni (Editor), John C. Bailar (Editor), Fiorella Belpoggi (Editor), Jill V. Brazier (Editor), Morando Soffritti (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12228506M
ISBN 101573312371
ISBN 109781573312370

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