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Title Essentials of medical geology : impacts of the natural environment on public health / editor-in-chief, Olle Selinus ; associate editors, Brian J. Alloway ... [and others]
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, [2005]


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Description xiv, 812 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Medical geology : perspectives and prospects / Brian E. Davies ... [et al.] -- Natural distribution and abundance of elements / Robert G. Garrett -- Anthropogenic sources / Ron Fuge -- Uptake of elements from a chemical point of view / Robert J.P. Williams -- Uptake of elements from a biological point of view / Ulf Lindh -- Biological functions of the elements / Ulf Lindh -- Geological impacts on nutrition / Gerald F. Combs, Jr. -- Biological responses of elements / Monica Nordberg, M. George Cherian -- Volcanic emissions and health / Philip Weinstein, Angus Cook -- Radon in air and water / J. Donald Appleton -- Arsenic in groundwater and the environment / Pauline Smedley, David G. Kinniburgh -- Fluoride in natural waters / Mike Edmunds, Pauline Smedley -- Water hardness and health effects / Eva Rubenowitz-Lundin, Kevin M. Hiscock -- Bioavailability of elements in soil / Brian J. Alloway -- Selenium deficiency and toxicity in the environment / Fiona Fordyce -- Soils and iodine deficiency / Ron Fuge -- Geophagy and the involuntary ingestion of soil / Peter W. Abrahams -- Natural aerosolic mineral dusts and human health / Edward Derbyshire -- The ecology of soil-borne human pathogens / Mark W. Bultman, Frederick S. Fisher, Demosthenes Pappagianis -- Animals and medical geology / Bernt Jones -- Environmental epidemiology / Jesper B. Nielsen, Tina Kold Jensen -- Environmental medicine / Jefferson Fowles, Philip Weinstein, Chin-Hsiao Tseng -- Environmental pathology / José A. Centeno ... [et al.] -- Toxicology / Tee L. Guidotti -- Speciation of trace elements / Bernhard Michalke, Sergio Caroli -- GIS in human health studies / Joseph E. Bunnell ... [et al.] -- Investigating vector-borne and zoonotic diseases with remote sensing and GIS / Stephen C. Guptill, Chester G. Moore -- Mineralogy of bone / H. Catherine W. Skinner -- Inorganic and organic geochemistry techniques / Mitko Vutchkov, Gerald Lalor, Stephen Macko -- Histochemical and microprobe analysis in medical geology / José A. Centeno ... [et al.] -- Modeling ground water flow and quality / Leonard F. Konikow, Pierre D. Glynn
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmentally induced diseases.
Environmental health.
Medical geography.
Geology -- Health aspects.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Exposure.
Environmental Illness.
Geography -- methods.
Author Selinus, O. (Olle)
Alloway, B. J.
LC no. 2005283211
ISBN 0126363412 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Medical geology