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Internet Resources for Geology and Human Health

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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

Scorecard: Get the Facts on Local Pollution part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Scorecard provides environmental maps with a pollution locator to search by area, for the following subjects: criteria air pollutants, hazardous air pollutants, lead hazards, lead contamination, ...
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Public Policy, Airborne Transport Processes, Other, Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

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

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 board's ...
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: Computer Applications, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, 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: Radionuclides, Heavy Metals, Waterborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Minerals
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources

Elements Magazine part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This 64-page issue of Elements Magazine presents an overview of the chemistry, mineralogy, geomicrobiology and health effects of arsenic. Read about the health disaster in Southern Asia caused by ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Minerals, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

Radiation Exposure of Uranium Miners part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is the report on the Public Health Service Epidemiological Study of Lung Cancer among Uranium Miners. The report is based on a hearing of the 90th Congress regarding radiation exposure of ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

Critical Windows of Exposure to Household Pesticides and Risk of Childhood Leukemia part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article, found in 'Environmental Health Perspectives,' discusses the potential for household pesticide exposures to cause disease. The study compared exposure to indoor and outdoor pesticides at ...

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

Central-Nervous-System Defects in Children Born to Mothers Exposed to Organic Solvets During Pregnancy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from a 1974 issue of 'The Lancet' describes birth outcomes after women's exposure to organic solvents during pregnancy.

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity

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