Rainer Fehr

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Worldwide there is a tendency towards deregulation in many policy sectors - this, for example, includes liberalization and privatization of drinking-water management. However, concerns about the negative impacts this might have on human health call for prospective health impact assessment (HIA) on the management of drinking-water. On the basis of an(More)
AkuVis (Interactive Visualization of Acoustic Data) is a joint project involving the Artificial Intelligence as well as the Visualization Laboratory at the University of Bielefeld, government researchers from the Institute of Public Health NRW and the Local Environmental Agency Bielefeld as well as the German TÜV (Börner 1997). The project seeks to create a(More)
BACKGROUND Life expectancy is of increasing prime interest for a variety of reasons. In many countries, life expectancy is growing linearly, without any indication of reaching a limit. The state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) in Germany with its 54 districts is considered here where the above mentioned growth in life expectancy is occurring as well.(More)
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