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Uranium Mining in Europe: Environmental Impacts

WISE Amsterdam
This resource, from WISE News Communique, is part of a larger collection that describes uranium mining in Europe. This section of the collection concentrates on the environmental impacts from uranium ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Waste Solid :Industrial Waste, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Hurricane Visualizations

The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
This site from NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents descriptions, 3-D images and animations of some noteworthy hurricanes in recent history, including Andrew, Opal and Fran. The ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Global change modeling, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Computer Modeling, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

Minnesota Population Center
This site from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) consists of thirty-seven high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Human Population
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Tools, Datasets

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

Alsos - Digital Library for Nuclear Issues

Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues
This is a portal to a broad, balanced range of annotated references for the study of nuclear issues. This searchable collection includes books, articles, films, CD-ROMs, and websites. The mission of ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection



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