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ISSN (printed): 0272-4332. ISSN (electronic): 1573-9147.
Risk analysis is the science of putting the future at the service of the present. Through risk analysis we make a range of informed decisions about our environment health safety and social and economic well being. The analysis of risk includes risk assessment risk characterization risk communication risk management and policy relating to risk. Risks include those to human health and the environment both built and natural. Threats come from physical chemical and biological agents as well as from a variety of human activities and natural events. Published for the Society for Risk Analysis Risk Analysis traces the evolution of risk-based thought and its application to the world around us. Risk Analysis - ranked the number 2 journal in the ISI Journal Citation Reports under the social sciences mathematical methods category - is designed to meet the need for organization integration and communication and provide a focal point for new developments in the field. The analysis of risk is being increasingly viewed as a field in itself and the demand for a more orderly and formal treatment of risk is great. This international journal is committed to publishing critical empirical research conference proceedings and commentaries dealing with risk issues. The topics covered include: Health risks Engineering Dose-response Risk characterization Risk communication Risk management Laws and regulatory policy Risk perception acceptability and ethics Ecological risk. Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers before 2000.
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