Ecological risk assessment in the United States environmental protection agency: a historical overview.

@article{Suter2008EcologicalRA,
  title={Ecological risk assessment in the United States environmental protection agency: a historical overview.},
  author={Glenn W. Suter},
  journal={Integrated environmental assessment and management},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={285-9}
}
EDITOR'S NOTE This is 1 of 4 papers from the US Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board's Ecological Processes and Effects Committee workshop on the current and future practice of ecological risk assessment. The workshop was held in Washington, DC in February 2006. Risk assessment originated with the insurance industry and spread to the estimation of risks to people and property in other contexts, including the regulation of environmental contamination. Ecological assessment… CONTINUE READING