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Cutting Edge > Geology and Human Health > Workshop 04 > Essential Components

Components of geology and human health that may be incorporated into courses or curricular activities


compiled by Jean Bahr

Classes and characteristics of geogenic toxicants

Examples include:
Radionuclides, metals, other toxic elements, minerals and gases.

Mobilization/release and transport mechanisms

Exposure pathways

Controls on bioavailability

"Forensic" medical geology

Analtyical techniques