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Air, Water, and Soil Pollution

Andrew Farmer

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0030
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The physical environment of western Europe (its air, water, and soil) has been affected by a wide range of pollutants for centuries. Localized pollution of water from anthropogenic sources has been ... More


Urban Soils—Characterization, Pollution, and Relevance in Urban Ecosystems

Martin Sauerwein

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The chapter answers the question: what are urban soils? It provides a characterization of urban soils. These can be described as former natural or artificial soils with a specifically urban pattern ... More


Environmental measurement and modelling: geographical information systems

David Briggs

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the measurement and modeling of environmental exposures for environmental epidemiological studies, with specific reference to the use of geographical ... More


Environmental measurement and modelling: introduction and source dispersion modelling

Roy Colvile, David Briggs, and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the measurement and modeling of environmental exposures for environmental epidemiological studies, focusing on source based modeling. It provides ... More


Policy analysis in the legislative body: The legislative process of the Soil and Groundwater Pollution Remediation Act in Taiwan

Tsuey-Ping Lee

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter aims to explore the function of policy analysis in the Legislative Yuan and examine how the results of policy analysis affect law-making processes. Since the congress reform in 1999, the ... More


Personal exposure monitoring

Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the measurement and modeling of personal environmental exposures for occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It discusses the various ... More


Biological monitoring

Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen and Pierre Droz

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to biological monitoring of exposure in occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It describes models that could be used for the assessment ... More


Retrospective exposure assessment

Wolfgang Ahrens and Patricia Stewart

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to retrospective exposure assessment for exposure in occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It provides a number of strategies of how to ... More


Exposure measurement error: consequences and design issues

Ben Armstrong

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to exposure misclassification and measurement error in occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It describes its original, methods to ... More


Analysis and modelling of personal exposure

Alex Burdorf

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the modeling of personal environmental exposures for occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It discusses in detail the use of analyses ... More


Exposure surrogates: job-exposure matrices, self-reports, and expert evaluations

Kay Teschke

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the use of exposure surrogates, job exposure matrices, self reports, and expert evaluations for exposure in occupational and environmental ... More


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