3 edition of Understanding and communicating risk found in the catalog.
Understanding and communicating risk
1997 by Murdoch University, School of Environmental Science in Perth, W.A .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-106).
|Statement||Adrian Stratico and Peter Dingle.|
|Series||Environmental science paper ;, 97-3|
|Contributions||Dingle, Peter., Murdoch University. School of Environmental Science.|
|LC Classifications||RA566.5.A8 S77 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 106,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||00456212|
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