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USGS Science Serves Public Health

February 9, 2010

Human health so often depends on the health of the environment and wildlife around us. The presence of naturally occurring or human environmental contaminants and the emergence of diseases transferred between animals and humans are growing concerns worldwide. The USGS is a source of natural science information vital for understanding the quantity and quality of our earth and living resources. This information improves our understanding not only of how human activities affect environmental and ecological health, but also of how the quality of our environment and wildlife in turn affects human health. USGS is taking a leadership role in providing the natural science information needed by health researchers, policy makers, and the public to safeguard public health

Citation Information

Publication Year 2010
Title USGS Science Serves Public Health
DOI 10.3133/fs20103004
Authors Herbert T. Buxton
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2010-3004
Index ID fs20103004
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Toxic Substances Hydrology Program