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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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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, Analytical Techniques, Minerals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
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

Societal Impacts Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Collaborative Program on the Societal Impacts and Economic Benefits of Weather Information (SIP) was created to provide a focal point for assembling, coordinating, developing, and synthesizing ...
Health Topics: Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

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

Medical Geology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource is a journal article about the impacts of minerals on human health. The article presents three recent examples of medical geology studies that illustrate the impacts of minerals and ...
Health Topics: Minerals

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

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a research and education grants program. The goal of the program is to advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and ...
Health Topics: Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources