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The environment and human health; USGS science for solutions

Fact Sheet 054-01

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Abstract

Emerging infectious diseases, ground-water contamination, trace-metal poisoning...environmental threats to public health the world over require new solutions. Because of an increased awareness of the issues, greater cooperation among scientific and policy agencies, and powerful new tools and techniques to conduct research, there is new hope that complex ecological health problems can be solved. U.S. Geological Survey scientists are forming partnerships with experts in the public health and biomedical research communities to conduct rigorous scientific inquiries into the health effects of ecological processes.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The environment and human health; USGS science for solutions
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
054-01
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2001
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
2 p.