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A Mountain of Unanswered Questions: Are Health Problems of Reservation Residents Related to the Mines?

Fred Miller
This article from Native News addresses the possibility of why health and environmental concerns on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation may be related to water pollution from cyanide heap leach gold ...
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Opinion, Overview/Reference Work

GFDL VisGallery

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
This site contains visualizations and animations based on the results of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory's research. They are offered as examples of various visualization techniques and ...
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geology:Geophysics:Computer Modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations

Cyanide Uncertainties: Observations on the Chemistry, Toxicity, and Analysis of Cyanide in Mining-Related Waters

Robert E. Moran
This article discusses the use of cyanide compounds by mining industries. The article includes information about the chemistry and toxicity of cyanide, monitoring and analysis of cyanide at mine ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

More Cyanide Uncertainties: Lessons from the Baia Mare, Romania Spill-Water Quality and Politics

Robert Moran
This paper describes the risks associated with the use of cyanide in modern mining and asserts that governments and mining companies have not adequately addressed this growing environmental problem. ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes:Metals, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Point Source Pollution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Cyanide Leach Mining Packet

Mineral Policy Center
This information packet provides a variety of resources about the use of cyanide in mining. Included are a fact sheet about cyanide from the Mineral Policy Center, an introduction from the paper ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Uranium Human Health Fact Sheet

The Environmental Assessment Division of Argonne National Laboratory
This two-page PDF fact sheet briefly describes uranium; what it is, where it comes from, and how it is used. Information is also provided about the human health risks of uranium, including the ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Geology of the Black Hills

South Dakota State University
This presents a virtual geology field trip of the Black Hills. The topics that are covered include the general geology of the area, engineering and environmental issues, economic uses such as gold ...
Subject: Environmental Science, Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Hurricanes, Climate, and Katrina

Janet Kegg
This website provides links to many Science Magazine articles related to hurricanes, coastal disasters and disaster policy. The articles are divided into four sections: The Gulf Coast hurricanes and ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Policy:Local Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

Southwest Research and Information Center - Uranium Impact Assessment Program

The mission of Southwest Research and Information Center is to promote the health of people and communities, protect natural resources, ensure citizen participation, and secure environmental and ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Uranium and Radiation Education Outreach

This is an educational and public program designed to increase awareness of uranium health effects and environmental issues for students and community members that are impacted by uranium mining on ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities



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