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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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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

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

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

Nutrient Pollution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Nutrient Pollution site explains what nutrients are, how nitrogen and phosphorus are used in the ecosystem, how nutrients can become pollutants to the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, what the ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Controls on Bioavailability, Organic Compounds
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Scorecard: Get the Facts on Local Pollution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Scorecard provides environmental maps with a pollution locator to search by area, for the following subjects: criteria air pollutants, hazardous air pollutants, lead hazards, lead contamination, ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Public Policy, Airborne Transport Processes, Other, Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

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

Climate Impact of Quadrupling Atmospheric CO2: An overview of GFDL Climate Model Results part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this report, the Global Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Climate Research Group examines the possible climate impacts of quadrupling atmospheric CO2. Several impacts are discussed, surface air ...
Health Topics: Gases
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Asbestiform Fibers: Non-occupational Health Risks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Much of the more than 30 million tons of asbestos used in the United States since 1900 is still present as insulation in offices and schools, as vinyl-asbestos flooring in homes, and in other common ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Minerals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work