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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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Petitioned Public Health Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This document summarizes environmental and health data for two large, open-pit, cyanide heap leaching, gold mines located adjacent to the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana. This public health ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Hurricanes: Links to health information including toxicology and environmental health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This clearinghouse website, compiled by the National Institutes of Health, provides links to a wide variety of useful information regarding the toxicological and environmental health effects of ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Other, Waterborne Transport Processes, Biogenic Hazards, Organic Compounds, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources

Recognizing Waterborne Disease and The Health Effects of Water Pollution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This extensive Physician On-Line Reference Guide addresses the critical need for practicing physicians to have access to peer-reviewed educational resources to assist them in the recognition, ...
Health Topics: Biogenic Hazards, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Controls on Bioavailability, Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals, Minerals, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work

Periodic Table of Toxic Elements part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive periodic table provides information about elements and radionuclides that are potentially toxic to human health. Click on a highlighted element to read about its properties, ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Gases, Radionuclides
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Toxics and Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents information about the staggering amount of toxic chemicals in our environment and some of their adverse heath effects, such as endocrine disruption, cancer, and neurodevelopmental ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Children's Environmental Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site explores why and how children are more sensitive and susceptible to environmental pollutants than adults. It features information about causes of asthma and birth defects, the effects of ...
Health Topics: Gases, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

ENVIROHEALTHACTION.ORG part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents an overview of the components of air pollution, their sources, environmental impacts, health impacts, and pollution regulation. Special focus topics include health effects of the ...
Health Topics: Gases, Heavy Metals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Arsenic in Ground Water of the United States part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information about the distribution of arsenic in ground water of the United States. The site features links to publications such as fact sheets, research and reports, as well as ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Research Results

Mercury in the Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS fact sheet provides information about mercury toxicity and its occurrence in the environment. Maps, diagrams, and photographs complement the text which discusses the sources and types of ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Maps

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