• allows comparisons across a variety of detectors and agents;

  • links health hazard to environmental measurement;

  • can be implemented with current technology, although worst-case assumptions will have to be employed for some parameters that cannot currently be measured or estimated;

  • supports and helps direct innovations in technology; and

  • anticipates emerging scientific discoveries.

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