Exposure Science

Basic Principles and Applications


  • Paul Lioy, Director of Exposure Science, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, NJ, USA
  • Clifford Weisel, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Rutgers University, NJ, USA

Exposure Science: Basic Principles and Applications provides a concise overview of the field of exposure science, from its origins in sanitation and occupational health, to its exciting involvement with emerging scientific concepts. Written by world-leading experts in the field of exposure science, this book provides all the basic understanding you need to employ the best tools and methods for measurement, analysis, and modeling of exposure.

Exposure Science: Basic Principles and Applications is an invaluable introduction to exposure science for anyone working in the fields of environmental health, risk assessment, toxicology, or epidemiology.

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Professionals, graduate and postgraduate students in aligned fields within environmental health and risk assessment, such as environmental toxicology and epidemiology


Book information

  • Published: February 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-420167-5


"One of the strongest areas of the book is the description of tools used to assess exposure, clearly drawing on the authors’ decades of experience with measurement methods."JOEM, Sep-14

"…explain the origins and basic principles of the human exposure sciences, provide example applications, and define its utility…They describe some fundamental study designs and the types of measurements and associated data needed to characterize and measure the exposure of individuals or populations to a toxic biological, chemical, or physical agent."--ProtoView.com, April 2014

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Background
Chapter 2: Basic scientific principles
Chapter 3: Measurement tools now and developing
Chapter 4: Modeling
Chapter 5:  Applications and examples of utility in other fields
Chapter 6:  Alignment
Chapter 7: References