Title: CLEA UK software and handbook - beta version 
Resource Type: software --> decision support tools 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: 'CLEA UK' Beta Version 1.0 for Microsoft Excel 97, 2002/XP and 2003, and the handbook can be downloaded. The download comprises three files: 'CLEA UK' software, Licence agreement and limited product warranty, CLEA UK Handbook. 
Producers or distributor Environment Agency of England and Wales 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Web link for product information: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/subjects/landquality/11 ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Models
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
Short description: 'CLEA UK' Beta Version 1.0 for Microsoft Excel 97, 2002/XP and 2003, and the handbook can be downloaded . The download comprises three files; 'CLEA UK' software Licence agreement and limited product warranty CLEA UK Handbook All three files must be copied into the same directory in order to ensure that the links within the software work correctly. You will need full access and control over the directory into which you are placing copies of the files. If you wish to move the installation to an alternative directory please ensure that all three files are copied to the new directory. 
Long description: The CLEA 2002 software was designed to conduct generic risk assessment, for a limited number of contaminants, where human activity patterns and contaminant characteristics conform to a set of broadly drawn general scenarios. We have recognised the benefit of providing practitioners with a more powerful tool able to derive site-specific assessment criteria for those cases where the conceptual model for a site does not fit that of the generic scenario. In addition, the approach to deriving Soil Guideline Values had been updated since the release of CLEA 2002 as discussed in CLEA Briefing Notes 1, 2 3 and 4. We are now issuing a publicly available version of the CLEA software that incorporates these updates. Our new software ‘CLEA UK’ will allow practitioners to derive generic assessment criteria, derive site-specific assessment criteria and calculate average daily exposure/health criteria ratios using a methodology that is consistent with current government policy on contaminated land. Additionally, assessment criteria can be derived for contaminants for which no government approved Health Criteria Values or Soil Guideline Values are available. 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
Link to News Items(s):   CLEA UK software and handbook - beta version
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 01/11/2006

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