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Document ID (ISN)78169
CIS number 02-336
Year 2001
Convention or series no. ECETOC Technical Report No.82
Title Risk assessment in marine environments
Bibliographic information European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals, Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, Bte. 6, 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, Dec. 2001. 140p. Illus. 192 ref.
Abstract This report proposes a framework for marine risk assessment. Main topics covered: distribution of chemical pollutants in marine environments; degradation; determination of exposure concentrations (PEC, PNEC); bioaccumulation; ecotoxicity; risk characterization; proposed approach to extend the EU Technical guidance document to the marine environment; research recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; water pollution; ecotoxicology
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; report; description of technique; permissible levels; mathematical models; European Communities
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Pollution control
Environmental pollution