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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

A collection of internet resources intended to help faculty in teaching or designing courses and activities related to geology and public health. Resources include data, images, animations, activities, literature and references. Contribute a resource to this collection.


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Visible Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides a searchable collection of NASA Earth science images, animations and data visualizations. Most images are available at multiple resolutions, with a description of the image and ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Biogenic Hazards, Other, Airborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Gases
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Maps

Asbestos part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This California Geological Survey site provides information about naturally occurring chrysotile and amphibole asbestos in ultramafic rocks and the possible health hazards of asbestos dust from the ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Airborne Transport Processes, Minerals, Controls on Bioavailability
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection

Assessing Ground-Water Vulnerability to Contamination part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS report provides an overview of some of the common types of assessments used to determine the vulnerability of ground-water resources to contamination. Scientists can use the methods in this ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Waterborne Transport Processes, Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Asbestos Hazard Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive site introduces students to concepts related to asbestos and how geologists analyze asbestos in building materials. The site is divided into three components: the geology of ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Analytical Techniques, Minerals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies

Ecosystem Change and Public Health: A Global Perspective part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This textbook was published to: 1) raise awareness of changes in human health related to global ecosystem change; and 2) expand the scope of the traditional curriculum in environmental health to ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Other, Biogenic Hazards, Airborne Transport Processes, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) program addresses water quality in the US. The goal is to develop long-term consistent and comparable information on streams, ground water, and aquatic ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Asbestiform Fibers: Non-occupational Health Risks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Much of the more than 30 million tons of asbestos used in the United States since 1900 is still present as insulation in offices and schools, as vinyl-asbestos flooring in homes, and in other common ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Minerals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA website documents the detection, tracking and measurement of volcanic eruption plumes from space. The site features an image archive of satellite data that has been used to create maps and ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Gases
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Toxicity Testing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report explains how many chemicals used in pesticides, cosmetics, drugs, food, and commerce have not been sufficiently tested to allow a complete determination of their potential hazards. The ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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