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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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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

The Dead Sea Research Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This organization promotes and supports scientific studies of the Dead Sea environment, primarily the therapeutic potential of its natural resources. The site features information and data about the ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Controls on Bioavailability
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Natural Environmental Effects of Silver-Lead-Zinc Deposits in the Brooks Range, Alaska part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS fact sheet presents the results of a study showing significant metal contamination of streams associated with un-mined silver-lead-zinc deposits in the Brooks Range, Alaska. The metal ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Ground Water and Surface Water, A Single Resource part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

National Water Information System Web Data for the Nation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS site provides access to water resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The site features real-time and ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet, and Global Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Supercourse is an online library of lectures from more than 10,000 faculty in 151 countries. This site allows users to search an extensive collection of over 1,770 lectures on epidemiology, ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection

Risk Assessment for Toxic Air Pollutants: A Citizen's Guide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA fact sheet provides easy-to-understand information about air pollution and how it affects human health. Topics include health risks, exposure assessment, dose-response relationships, risk ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Airborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Solid Waste part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA clearinghouse provides comprehensive information related to solid waste prevention and disposal. Topics include industrial waste, pollution prevention, treatment and control, waste programs, ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Policy Resources

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

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