Title: NICOLE/ISG Risk Assessment Comparison Study 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: European Union 
Year: 2004 
Availability: Arcadis Geraghty and Miller International, Inc. (2004) NICOLE/ISG Risk Assessment Comparison Study. Available from NICOLE Secretariat, TNO, Appeldoorn, the Netherlands. http://www.nicole.org 
Author 1/Producer: Arcadis Geraghty and Miller International, Inc. 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.nicole.org  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 1.3 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Exposure pathways
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Models
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Human health
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Water
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Sources
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Toxicological information
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Modelling
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Soil and groundwater processes overview
Short description: Comparison study of human health risk assessment tools and methodologies commonly in use across Europe. The executive summary is available for download from the NICOLE website, copies of the full report are available from the NICOLE Secretariat: - on CD (free for NICOLE members / for others Euro 100 excl. VAT) - paper version for Euro 150 per copy. http://www.nicole.org 
Long description: In March 2002, NICOLE published a discussion paper on the role of risk assessment in sustainable land management. One of the questions posed in this document is in regard to Risk Assessment models and the differences between them. In early 2002, the Industrial Sub-Group (ISG) of NICOLE contracted with Arcadis Geraghty & Miller International Inc. to undertake a study to examine the human health risk assessment models being used in Europe. The aim of the study was to critically appraise the human health risk assessment models / systems commonly used in the different countries of Europe. The specific objectives of the study were: • To increase the awareness and understanding of model variability for Risk Assessors applying the models; • To provide confidence to Risk Managers relying on model output to facilitate environmental decision making. 
Submitted By: Katy Baker WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 22/04/2005

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