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Title Statistical framework for recreational water quality criteria and monitoring / edited by Larry J. Wymer
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 234 pages) : illustrations
Series Statistics in practice
Statistics in practice.
Contents Statistical Framework for Recreational Water Quality Criteria and Monitoring; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1 The evolution of water quality criteria in the United States, 1922-2003; 2 A management context for the statistical design of recreational contact water quality monitoring programs; 3 Conceptual bases for relating illness risk to indicator concentrations; 4 On selecting the statistical rationale for revised EPA recreational water quality criteria for bacteria; 5 Sampling recreational waters
6 The lognormal distribution and use of the geometric mean and the arithmetic mean in recreational water quality measurement7 The EMPACT beaches: a case study in recreational water sampling; 8 Microbial risk assessment modeling; 9 A plausible model to explain concentration -- response relationships in randomized controlled trials assessing infectious disease risks from exposure to recreational waters; 10 Nowcasting recreational water quality; 11 Statistical sensitivity analysis and water quality; Ind
Summary With increasing rates of pollution to both land and aquatic environments, regulations for the quality of our waters are necessarily becoming more stringent. In the light of recent epidemiological studies new criteria are being established for the safety o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water quality -- Measurement -- Statistical methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Wymer, Larry J.
ISBN 047003372X (HB)
0470518316 (electronic bk.)
9780470033722 (HB)
9780470518311 (electronic bk.)