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Topic: The Application of Environmental Forensics to Human Exposure Assessment

A special issue of Journal of Environmental Exposure Assessment

ISSN 2771-5949 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Mar 2023

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. David Megson
    Ecology and Environment Research Centre, Department of Natural Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK.

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Special Issue Introduction

The main goal of environmental forensic investigations is to identify the source of pollution. This enables responsible parties to be held accountable and those affected to seek justice. However, performing environmental forensics investigations to understand human exposure to pollution can be a highly complex task. Individuals can be exposed to a multitude of different pollution sources and their contaminant profile will change over time due to variations in inputs as well as biological processes occurring within the body.

This special issue, the application of environmental forensics to human exposure assessment, will focus on the use of environmental forensics techniques to better understand human exposure. In particular, it will cover a selection of all types of articles on the following potential topics:
● Age dating of human exposure to pollutants
● Source identification of pollutants in humans
● Analytical and statistical advances in exposure assessment
● Modeling pollutant intake, uptake or excretion
● Case studies involving human health risk assessment and the health impacts of chemical pollution

We also welcome submissions on any other topics relevant to human exposure assessment.

We cordially invite all scientists in these fields to submit your articles (i.e., original research papers, review articles, commentaries, and editorials) for publication in this special issue.

Submission Deadline

31 Mar 2023

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2023
Contacts: Zoe Zhang, Managing Editor,

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