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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

Toxicological Profile for Cyanide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a summary of the toxicological and health effects of cyanide. This site is authored by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and begins with a public health statement that ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

ToxFAQs for Cyanide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This fact sheet addresses common health questions about cyanide. Topics include a description of cyanide in its various forms, what happens to cyanide when it enters the environment, exposure routes, ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

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

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

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

Corrosion Doctors part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides a vast amount of general information about various kinds of degradation processes and their impacts on earth systems and human health. It features modules on corrosion effects by ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection

Health Effects of Particulate Matter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA site gives a brief overview of how different sized particulate matter affects human health. It also discusses the environmental impacts of particulate matter, including haze and acid rain. ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work