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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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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

Atmospheric Aerosols part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA site explains the three major types of atmospheric aerosols - volcanic emissions, desert dust, and anthropogenic aerosols - and how they affect global climate. The site discusses the ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA website documents the detection, tracking and measurement of volcanic eruption plumes from space. The site features an image archive of satellite data that has been used to create maps and ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Gases
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Periodic Table of the Elements part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents an interactive periodic table that provides information about each element including its description, uses, occurrence, and role in biological processes. For instructors, the site ...
Health Topics: Other, Minerals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Waste Incineration and Public Health part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book examines how contaminants are released by incineration, environmental dynamics of contaminants and routes of human exposure, approaches for assessing possible human health effects, ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work