ENVS 683 Environmental Toxicology and Health Risk

3 semester hours

An introduction to the principles of risk assessment, perception of risk and risk communication as it relates to chemicals, pathogens, and radiation in the environment and their effect on humans and animals considering dermal, ingestion, and inhalation pathways; chronic daily intake, potency factors, dose response, bioconcentration, and bioaccumulation are discussed along with regulatory fundamentals.

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