Publisher description for Environmental health science : recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical and physical health hazards / Morton Lippmann, Beverly S. Cohen, Richard B. Schlesinger.


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This text provides a unified treatment of the chemical and physical stresses in our common environment. Anyone who has a basic familiarity with college-level biology, chemistry, and physics can gain from it an appreciation of the complex issues that influence the release and dispersion of chemical and physical agents, their effects on the environment and health, and how we can protect ourselves and the environment from unacceptable risks.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental health.
Pollution.
Hazardous substances.
Chemicals -- Safety measures.