28 January 2010

Call for papers: Advances in Risk Assessment for Contaminated Environments

A special issue of International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management

Risk assessment is of critical importance to environmental planners and researchers for sound decision making regarding the management of environmental pollution. In recent years, numerous research efforts and advances have been made in the field of environmental risk assessment. Such advances are important for guiding accurate evaluation and effective mitigation of environmental risks, which are pursued by governments, industries, communities, and researchers around the world. The purpose of this special issue is to publish latest results of the research and development of risk assessment for contaminated environments, and to encourage the exchange and communications of new knowledge and ideas within the area of environmental risk assessment.

In the content of this special issue, original research papers or reviews are solicited in relevant aspects of risk assessment for contaminated environments (i.e. surface water and groundwater contamination, air and soil pollution), including but not limited to:
  • Risk assessment modelling approaches
  • Comparative risk assessment
  • Ecological risk assessment
  • Health risk assessment
  • Integrated risk assessment and management
  • Stakeholder involvement and risk communication
  • Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis for risk assessment
  • Regulatory aspects of environmental risk assessment and management
  • Environmental risk assessment tools and software
  • Case studies in risk assessment and management
Important Dates
Deadline for draft manuscript submission: 30 June, 2010
Notification of review results: 30 September, 2010
Deadline for revised manuscript submission: 30 October, 2010

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