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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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EnviroHealthAction part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides an online community for health professionals and others interested in environmental health and gives users the opportunity to access important resources about public health. Topics ...
Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals, Airborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources

Rebuilding the Unity of Health and the Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book summarizes the results of a workshop that examined the connection between human health and the natural, built, and social environments. The book makes the assertion that a new vision ...
Health Topics: Other, Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources:Opinion

Remediation of the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article gives a detailed description of the sources and distributions of TCE and PCE at the Woburn superfund site. It also describes the various types of remediation systems being used to ...

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

A case control study of childhood leukemia in Woburn, Massachusetts: the relationship between leukemia incidence and exposure to drinking water part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article provides a review of previous health studies of the famous groundwater contamination case at Woburn, MA. The text summarizes the number and distribution of childhood leukemia cases ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources:Opinion

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act: What is Fair? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article addresses the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Topics include the 1990 RECA, RECA criteria, exposure data, medical conditions and exposure thresholds, smoking, experience with ...

Health Topics: Radionuclides
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion

Memories Come To Us In the Rain and the Wind part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book contains 25 oral histories from Navajo uranium miners and their families. Their hope was to gain compensation for the great loss in death and illness brought about by mining uranium, with ...

Health Topics: Radionuclides
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Biographical Resources

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a research and education grants program. The goal of the program is to advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and ...
Health Topics: Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources

Center for International Earth Science Information Network part of SERC Web Resource Collection

CIESIN was established in 1989 as a non-profit, non-governmental organization to provide information that would help scientists, decision-makers, and the public better understand their changing ...
Health Topics: Gases, Heavy Metals, Airborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Datasets with Teaching Activities, Datasets, Policy Resources, Audio/Visual:Maps

Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is the EPA's home page for the PCB contamination of the Hudson River by the General Electric Company and the ongoing remediation efforts by the EPA. The site features information and ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Laws, Policies and Guidances part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA site provides links to resources concerning Superfund laws, regulations, policies, and guidances for hazardous waste sites and soil and groundwater remediation.
Health Topics: Public Policy
Resource Type: Policy Resources

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