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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

National Analysis of Trace Elements part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These United States Geological Survey (USGS) publications cover issues surrounding trace elements found in streams, ground water, reservoir bed sediment, fish tissue, and clam tissue across the US. ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Waterborne Transport Processes, Gases
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

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

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

National Asbestos Exposure Review part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The National Asbestos Exposure Review is the name of an Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry project to evaluate sites that received and processed vermiculite mined in Libby, Montana from ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Airborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

Environmental Studies of Mineral Deposits in Alaska part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of articles summarizes environmental geochemical studies of metallic mineral deposits in Alaska, including sulfide, gold, mercury, chromium, and uranium mines and deposits. The ...
Health Topics: Radionuclides, Heavy Metals, Waterborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Minerals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources

Mineral Resources On Line Spatial Data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Ths portal allows users to view or download spatial data on regional and global geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and mineral resources. The data can be accessed by using interactive map browsers of ...
Health Topics: Minerals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Stay Out and Stay Alive part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment features a twenty-four minute video that addresses abandoned mine safety. The video shows the various hazards associated with entering ...
Health Topics: Minerals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video