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Record information and status
Record ID
103362
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-02 19:59 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-25 18:51 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-01 19:18 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Uncertainty and Variability: The Recurring and Recalcitrant Elements of Risk Assessment (Chapter 4 in 'Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment (2009'))
Author
Committee on Improving Risk Analysis Approaches Used by the U.S. EPA, National Research Council
Author’s contact information
The National Academies Press

500 Fifth Street,
NW Box 285 Washington,
DC 20055

Phone: 1-800-624-6242
Website: http://www.nap.edu
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2009
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Chapter's Table of Contents as follows:

1.Introduction to the Issues and Terminology,
2.Uncertainty in Risk Assessment,
3.Variability and Vulnerability in Risk Assessment,
4.Uncertainty and Variability in Specific Components of Risk Assessment,
5.Principles for Addressing Uncertainty and Variability,
6.Recommendations.
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Book / Book chapter
Identifier
ISBN-10: 0-309-12046-2; ISBN-13: 978-0-309-12046-3
Publisher and its location
The National Academies Press, Washington, DC
Rights
Copyright 2009 by the National Academy of Sciences
Format
HTML
Source
Chapter in "Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment" (BIRC link https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=48516)