Risk Assessment for Toxic Air Pollutants: A Citizen's Guide

Environmental Protection Agency

This EPA fact sheet provides easy-to-understand information about air pollution and how it affects human health. Topics include health risks, exposure assessment, dose-response relationships, risk assessment, and risk characterization. Simple diagrams and pictures support the text.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Environmental Science:Air Quality:Pollutants, Environmental Science:Air Quality, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Pollutants, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Airborne Transport Processes
Topics: Biosphere, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WeatherKeyword: cancer