Ecological and human health risk assessment

B. S. Choudri*, Noura Al-Nasiri, Yassine Charabi, Talal Al-Awadhi

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Abstract

The literature review presented in this paper includes the ecological and human health risk assessment in the form of receptors in the environment. The main objective of this review to highlight a summary of the many studies undertaken in the year 2019. The first part of the review covers the papers published on the health risk assessment related to human and ecological health. This article focuses on methods and tools utilized for the analysis of scientific studies and the data. The review provides main issues such as interpretation of data, uncertainty, and policies related to the management of risks. The ecological and human health risk assessment is divided into two main sections. Each of these sections presents in broad the risk assessment process namely pollution studies, remediation, and tools required for the management of natural resources and the environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1440-1446
Number of pages7
JournalWater Environment Research
Volume92
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • assessment of exposure
  • assessment of risk
  • characterization of risks
  • ecology
  • effects on ecology
  • human health
  • modelling
  • policies
  • probability simulation
  • regulatory and guidance
  • standards
  • toxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution

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