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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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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

International Volcanic Health Hazard Network part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This international organization collects and disseminates geologic and medical data to evaluate and predict volcanic health hazards. The site provides an index of members working in the fields of ...
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

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

Toward Environmental Justice: Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book uses five case studies to investigate whether environmental degradation is worse in poor and minority communities, and if these communities suffer more adverse health effects as a ...
Health Topics: Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Rebuilding the Unity of Health and the Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book summarizes the results of a workshop that examined the connection between human health and the natural, built, and social environments. The book makes the assertion that a new vision ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Policy Resources:Opinion

Toxicity Testing part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report explains how many chemicals used in pesticides, cosmetics, drugs, food, and commerce have not been sufficiently tested to allow a complete determination of their potential hazards. The ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

The Right Dose: Dose Response Theory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This tutorial uses pictures, graphs, and text to explain what trace elements are, where they come from, and how they affect human health. The lesson focuses on iodine, flourine, and selenium, but ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work