Human health risk of toxic chemical pollutants generated from traffic and land use activities

Ma, Yukun (2016) Human health risk of toxic chemical pollutants generated from traffic and land use activities. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

The research project developed a quantitative approach to assess the risk to human health from heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban stormwater based on traffic and land use factors. The research outcomes are expected to strengthen the scientifically robust management and reuse of urban stormwater. The innovative methodology developed can be applied to evaluate human health risk in relation to toxic chemical pollutants in urban stormwater runoff and for the development of effective risk mitigation strategies.

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ID Code: 92724
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Goonetilleke, Ashantha, McGree, James, Egodawatta, Prasanna, & Liu, An
Keywords: Heavy metals, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Risk assessment, Stormwater pollutant process, Stormwater quality, Traffic, Land use, Mathematical modelling
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 13 Apr 2016 06:25
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2016 06:29

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