Unexploded Ordnance: A Critical Review of Risk Assessment Methods

By Jacqueline Macdonald; Debra Knopman et al. | Go to book overview

FIGURES
1.1. 60mm HE Mortar Found at Fort McClellan6
1.2. Searching for UXO at Fort Ord10
1.3. Example ROC Curve from Field Test of EMI Systems
at Fort Ord (1.6-foot search radius)
12
1.4. Example ROC Curve from Field Test of EMI Systems
at Fort Ord (3.3-foot search radius)
13
1.5. Example of a Process Proposed by State Regulators for
Cleanup of aUXO Site
14
2.1. Classic Example of Dose-Response Curves for Three
Chemicals That Can Cause Cancer
28
2.2. Plumes of Groundwater Contaminants at the
Massachusetts Military Reservation
29
3.1. Rules for Determining the Accessibility Factor in the
IR3M Explosives Safety Risk Tool.
41
3.2. Rules for Determining the Overall Hazard Factor in
the IR3M Explosives Safety Risk Tool.
42
3.3. Rules for Determining the Exposure Factor in the
IR3M Explosives Safety Risk Tool.
43
3.4. IR3M Rules for Determining the Explosives Safety Risk
of a UXO Site, on a Scale of A to E.
44
3.5. Input Factors and Rules for Determining the IR3M
Value for Human Health Risk
46
3.6. Input Factors and Associated Output for IR3M
Ecological Risk Tool
49
4.1. Flow Diagram Showing Inputs to and Output from the
Relative Risk Site Evaluation.
88
4.2. RRSE Matrix for Assigning Site Scores91
4.3. RAGS Risk Assessment Steps102

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  • Title Page *
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures ix
  • Tables xi
  • Summary xiii
  • Acknowledgments xxv
  • Abbreviations xxvii
  • Chapter One - Introduction 1
  • Chapter Two - Potential for a Risk-Based Approach to Uxo Response 19
  • Chapter Three - Evaluation of Existing Methods for Uxo Risk Assessment 35
  • Chapter Four - Other Federal Risk Assessment Methods 81
  • Chapter Five - Conclusions and Recommendations 125
  • References 143
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