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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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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, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Analytical Techniques, Minerals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies

Water Basics Glossary part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This glossary is a compilation of hydrologic terms previously defined in published USGS reports.
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Radioactive Decay Calculator part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online calculator computes radioactive decay, timed decay, and timed solid disposal for a databank containing 116 isotopes. It also features University of British Columbia disposal limits and a ...
Health Topics: Radionuclides
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Datasets and Tools:Tools

Farm-A-Syst part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This program is designed to help farmers and ranchers determine what environmental risks may exist in their operations. Topics include livestock waste disposal, water well safety, nutrient ...
Health Topics: Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Earth Materials and Public Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a journal article that describes the current status of five well-known earth materials that regulatory agencies, such as the EPA, have identified as significant health risks. The article ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Water-Borne Illnesses part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this curricular unit, students learn how water becomes contaminated with specific water-borne diseases, read personal accounts of unsafe water, and work together to brainstorm solutions to the ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Project

Home-A-Syst part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This program is designed to help people learn about, investigate and take action on environmental health risks in and around their homes. Topics include drinking water, indoor air quality, lead paint ...
Health Topics: Other, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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