Table of contents for Essentials of medical geology : impacts of the natural environment on public health / editor-in-chief, Olle Selinus ; associate editors, Brian J. Alloway ... [et al.].

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1. Medical Geology: Perspective and Prospective

I. Environmental Biology
2. Natural Distribution and Abundance of Elements
3. Anthropogenic Sources
4. Uptake of Elements from a Chemical Point of View
5. Uptake of Elements from a Biological Point of View
6. Biological Functions of the Elements
7. Geological Impacts on Nutrition
8. Biological Responses of Elements

II. Pathways and exposures
9. Volcanic Emissions and Health
10. Radon in Air and Water
11. Arsenic in Groundwater and the Environment
12. Fluoride in Natural Waters
13. Water Hardness and Health Effects
14. Bioavailability of Elements in Soil
15. Selenium Deficiency and Toxicity in the Environment
16. Soils and Iodine Deficiency
17. Geophagy and the Involuntary Ingestion of Soil
18. Natural Aerosolic Mineral Dusts and Human Health
19. The Ecology of Soil-borne Human Pathogens
20. Animals and Medical Geology

III. Environmental Toxicology, Pathology and Medical Geology
21. Environmental Epidemiology
22. Environmental Medicine
23. Environmental Pathology
24. Toxicology
25. Speciation of Trace Elements

IV. Techniques and Tools
26. GIS in Human Health Studies
27. Investigating Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases with Remote Sensing and GIS
28. Mineralogy of Bone
29. Inorganic and Organic Geochemistry Techniques
30. Histochemical and Microprobe Analysis in Medical Geology
31. Modeling Ground Water Flow and Quality


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmentally induced diseases.
Environmental health.
Medical geography.
Geology -- Health aspects.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Exposure.
Environmental Illness.
Geography -- methods.
Maladies de l'environnement.
HygiŠene du milieu.
G‚eographie m‚edicale.
G‚eologie -- Aspect sanitaire.