Medical Geology: Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health

Medical Geology: Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health

by Miomir Komatina
     
 

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Geology, one of the basic natural sciences, is proving to be of outstanding importance in solving problems relating to:

  • agriculture

  • exploitation of the Earth's mineral resources

  • environmental issues

  • soil preservation

  • water

  • energy and other resources

  • protection against natural

Overview

Geology, one of the basic natural sciences, is proving to be of outstanding importance in solving problems relating to:


  • agriculture

  • exploitation of the Earth's mineral resources

  • environmental issues

  • soil preservation

  • water

  • energy and other resources

  • protection against natural disasters (landslides, floods, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes) as well as human health.



The main objective of the book Medical Geology: Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health is to show how the geological environment affects human health and to explore preventative methods for improvement.



This monograph consists of the following five segments:


  • Introduction

  • Geological and other factors and their influence on the human health

  • Subject, tasks and methods of geomedical discipline

  • Regional medical geology

  • Applied medical geology



The topics covered in this book will be of interest to a wide circle of readers, including geologists, doctors, biologists, ecologists, planners and many others who are dedicated to the quality and protection of human health.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The topics covered in this book will be of interest to a wide circle of readers, including geologists, physicians, biologists...and many others who are dedicated to the quality and protections of human health."
-Fakhry A. Assaad, Consultant Geologist and Data Analyst, in ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, JAN 2006

a unique medical scientific book that combines together several interrelated medical sciences with different branches of Earth Science and their implications on the environment and human health.
Environmental Geology, 2005

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080536095
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Series:
Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
502
File size:
9 MB

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