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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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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

Air Pollution and Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides an overview of the human health effects of particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxides, volatile organic compounds and ground-level ozone.
Health Topics: Other, Gases, Airborne Transport Processes, Organic Compounds
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

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

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

Health Effects of Toxic Organic Compounds from Coal part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS fact sheet summarizes the occurrence of Balkan Endemic Nephropathy, a serious kidney disease that occurs only in tributary valleys of the Danube River in Romania, Bulgaria, and the former ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Massachusetts Military Reservation Cleanup part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information about pollution remediation efforts at a military base on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The site provides documentation of cleanup efforts at seventy-eight different point ...
Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Research Results

Sources of Common Contaminants and Their Health Effects part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA site features a table showing various contaminants, their common sources, and health effects of exposure. Examples include heavy metals, solvents, pesticides, herbicides and PCBs. The site ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Heavy Metals, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Lessons from Woburn part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents a three-part videotape series produced to enhance classroom discussions of the book A Civil Action. The site gives outlines of material covered by each tape and allows users to ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

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