Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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Toxic Chemicals Initiative part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This World Wildlife Fund initiative is aimed at banning the most deadly, persistent pollutants (such as DDT, PCBs, and dioxins) that endanger every species, ecosystem, and community on Earth. The ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Other
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Mineral Resources On Line Spatial Data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Ths portal allows users to view or download spatial data on regional and global geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and mineral resources. The data can be accessed by using interactive map browsers of ...
Health Topics: Minerals
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Maps

Environmental Considerations of Active and Abandoned Mine Lands: Lessons from Summitville, Colorado part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This U.S. Geological Survey publication contains sections on: mining of gold and formation of acid mine drainage, gold in an ancient volcano of Colorado, the role of geophysics in investigations of ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations

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

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

Exploring the Environment: Water Quality part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents two case studies regarding the Wheeling Creek area of West Virginia. The scenario asks students to research problems and come up with answers to a ficticious local water ...
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity

BASINS: Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

BASINS is a multipurpose environmental analysis system for use by regional, state, and local agencies in performing watershed and water quality based studies. This new software makes it possible to ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Analytical Techniques, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Computer Applications, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools

Environmental Studies of Mineral Deposits in Alaska part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of articles summarizes environmental geochemical studies of metallic mineral deposits in Alaska, including sulfide, gold, mercury, chromium, and uranium mines and deposits. The ...
Health Topics: Minerals, Radionuclides, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Heavy Metals, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations

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: Airborne Transport Processes, Waterborne Transport Processes, Biogenic Hazards, Other, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
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

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