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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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Asbestos part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This California Geological Survey site provides information about naturally occurring chrysotile and amphibole asbestos in ultramafic rocks and the possible health hazards of asbestos dust from the ...
Health Topics: Controls on Bioavailability, Minerals, Airborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

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

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

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Online part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EPA site is an electronic database of documents regarding the management of non-hazardous, hazardous, and medical waste regulated by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Topical, full ...
Health Topics: Public Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Policy Resources

Selenium Waste part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides general information about selenium including its occurrence, industrial applications, toxicology, and regulations and practices regarding industrial waste disposal. The site also ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Controls on Bioavailability
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection

The Complete Thorium Web Site part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides a comprehensive source of information about thorium. Topics include occurrence, chemical properties, current applications and economics, radiation, government regulations, and ...
Health Topics: Radionuclides, Gases
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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