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Medical Geology, Volume 2 : Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health - M M Komatina

Medical Geology, Volume 2

Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health

Hardcover Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9780444516152
Number Of Pages: 502

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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 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.

"The topics covered in this book will be of interest to a wide circle of readers, including geologists, physicians, biologists, ecologists, planners, public health professionals, 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

General part
Geological factors
Other natural factors
Anthropogenic factors
Socio-economic factors and their influence on human health and health protection
The geography of disease (nosogeography)
Subject and tasks of geological and medical disciplines in defining quality of the environment and its influence on human health
Methods of medical geology
Regional medical geology
Applied medical geology
Use of applied medical geology results in economy and health care. The original book, "Medicinska Geologija", was published in 2002 by "Tellur" (publishing house) in Belgrade, Serbia
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780444516152
ISBN-10: 0444516158
Series: Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 502
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 22.1  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 1.02