publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

quantifying risk in epidemiological and ecological contexts

Stefan Sellman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Linkoping University Electronic Press
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The rates of globalization and growth of the human population puts ever increasing pressure on the agricultural sector to intensify and grow more complex, and with this intensification comes an increased risk of outbreaks of infectious livestock diseases. At the same time, and for the same reasons, the detrimental effect that humans have on other species with which we share the environment has never been more apparent, as the current rates of species loss from ecological communities rival those of ancient mass extinction events. In order to find ways to lessen the effects of and eventually solve such problems we need ways to quantify the risks involved, somethin...
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free text keywords: Ecology, Ekologi, Other Veterinary Science, Annan veterinärmedicin, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Globalization, Geography, Development economics, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Agriculture, business.industry, business
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publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

quantifying risk in epidemiological and ecological contexts

Stefan Sellman;