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Geologic Materials and Processes and How They Impact Human HealthSyed E. Hasan
Topic: Medical Geology; Geology and Health
Course Type:intro upper level
Learn how geologic processes result in incidence of disease and sickness; explore the link between cardiovascular diseases and water quality; mercury exposure and Minimata disease, radon and lung cancer, etc.
Understand the geologic cycles and how they are responsible for concentration and dispersion of chemical elements and/or compounds in the environment--water, soil and air.
Classroom discussions; tests; written project report and oral presentations
Book: Selinus, O (ed.), "Medical Geology ," Elsevier