Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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The Dead Sea Research Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This organization promotes and supports scientific studies of the Dead Sea environment, primarily the therapeutic potential of its natural resources. The site features information and data about the ...
Health Topics: Controls on Bioavailability, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Ground Water and Surface Water, A Single Resource part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping ...
Health Topics: Public Policy, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Chromium and Health - A Summary part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This fact sheet provides general information about elemental chromium, including types of chromium, uses, and the effects of short-term and long-term exposure.
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

International Chromium Development Association part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This professional organization works to promote the chromium industry, from mining and production to industry and health. The site provides abundant information about the properties, sources and uses ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection

Climate, Ecosystems, and Infectious Disease part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online book evaluates the current understanding of the linkages among climate, ecosystems, and infectious disease. It outlines the research needed to improve the understanding of these linkages ...
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Water Basics Glossary part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This glossary is a compilation of hydrologic terms previously defined in published USGS reports.
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
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: Other, Public Policy
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

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, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Minerals
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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