Environmental health (human)
Effects of the environment on human health.
Pollution and waste disposal [ More info] Lists priority survey areas and objectives of these programs.
Principal aquifers can contribute radium to sources of drinking water under certain geochemical conditions [ More info] Knowledge of the geochemical processes controlling radium occurrence in groundwater may help water-resource managers anticipate and minimize human exposure to this cancer-causing element.
Source Water-Quality Assessment [ More info] Characterize the quality of selected rivers and aquifers used as a source of supply to community water systems in the United States to determine the occurrence of about 280 primary unregulated anthropogenic organic compounds.
The Great Flood of 1993 [ More info] Photos, publicatons and recordbreaking flood peaks from the flood that included 9 states, the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and completely inundated 75 towns.
Toxic Substances Hydrology Program [ More info] Homepage for the Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, which provides scientific information on contaminated sites and on human and environmental health. Links to news, topical information, investigations, meetings, publications, and photos.
U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental Health Initiative: interactive maps [ More info] Geographic and scientific information focused on health issues in the area of the US-Mexico border
USGS Science Serves Public Health [ More info] Studies showing how human activities affect environmental and ecological health and how the quality of our environment and wildlife affects human health.
Understanding beach health throughout the Great Lakes-Entering a new era of investigations [ More info] People who manage recreational areas need better, more timely estimates of the likelihood that the beach and lake waters will be hazardous to human health, and which factors cause those hazards.
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