Brian E. Davies, Charlotte Bowman, Theo C. Davies, Olle Selinus
Springer; 2013th edition
9400743742; 0126363412; 9400743750; 9401779619
9789400743748/ 9789400743755/ 9789401779616
Essentials of Medical Geology; 2013th Revised Edition; (PDF) critiques the vital ideas and sensible instruments required to handle environmental and public well being issues. It is organized into 4 key sections. The first part offers with the fundamentals of environmental biology; the pure and anthropogenic sources of well being parts that affect well being; and illustrate key biogeochemical transformations. The second part talks concerning the geological processes influencing human publicity to particular parts; similar to radon; fluorine; selenium; arsenic; and iodine. The third part offers the ideas and methods of pathology; toxicology; and epidemiology that help investigations into the human well being results of publicity to naturally occurring parts. The final unit gives a toolbox of analytical strategies for environmental analysis and medical geology investigations.
Essentials of Medical Geology was first revealed in 2005 and received three prestigious rewards. The ebook has been acknowledged as a key ebook in each geology and medical fields and is extensively used as a textbook and reference ebook in these fields.
For this revised 2013th edition; authors and editors have up to date the content material that advanced quite a bit throughout 2005 and included two new chapters; on public well being; and agriculture and well being. This revised quantity can now proceed for use as a textbook and reference ebook for all who’re on this important matter and its influences on the well being and wellbeing of many thousands and thousands of individuals all world wide.
- Addresses essential matters on the intersection of environmental science and human well being
- Features shade illustrations all through; references for additional investigation; and different aids to the reader
- Developed by 60 worldwide specialists from 20 nations and edited by professionals from the International Medical Geology Association (IMGA)
- Written in non-technical language for an in depth spectrum of readers; starting from skilled researchers and college students to policymakers and most of the people
“Medical geology is the interdisciplinary global study of health and disease in animals and humans associated with the geological setting of a location. … The figures are current and clear. The work is accessible and interesting to environmental geoscientists; medical professionals; epidemiologists; and decision-makers. It is the primary reference ebook for the field and can also serve as a textbook for undergraduate or graduate-level courses. Summing Up: Highly suggested. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.” — M. E. Lenczewski; Choice; Vol. 51 (8); April; 2014
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