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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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Home-A-Syst part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This program is designed to help people learn about, investigate and take action on environmental health risks in and around their homes. Topics include drinking water, indoor air quality, lead paint ...
Health Topics: Other, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Long-lasting Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i Leads to Volcanic-Air Pollution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In 1986 the eruption of Kilauea Volcano changed from the episodic fountaining of lava and gas at Pu`u O`o cone every few weeks to the continuous outpouring of lava from a new vent only 3 kilometers ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Gases
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

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

Data from Selected U.S. Geological Survey National Stream Water-Quality Monitoring Networks (WQN), USGS Digital Data Series DDS-37 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

WQN database contains water-quality and streamflow data collected at 679 NASQAN and HBN stations in the United States. The water-quality data include 63 physical, chemical, and biological properties ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: 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

Volcanic Emissions and Global Cooling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information about the effects of carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide volcanic emissions on global climate. Helpful diagrams depict the chemical processes involved in atmospheric ...
Health Topics: Gases, Airborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations