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Environmental health science at the U.S. Geological Survey

Fact Sheet 2012-3142

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Abstract

USGS environmental health science focuses on the environment-health interface. Research characterizes the processes that affect the interaction among the physical environment, the living environment, and people, as well as the factors that affect ecological and human exposure to disease agents and the resulting toxicologic or infectious disease. The mission of USGS in environmental health science is to contribute scientific information to environmental, natural resource, agricultural, and public-health managers, who use that information to support sound decisionmaking. Coordination with partners and stakeholders will enable USGS to focus on the highest priority environmental health issues, to make relevant, timely, and useable contributions, and to become a “partner of first choice” for environmental health science.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Environmental health science at the U.S. Geological Survey
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2012-3142
Year Published:
2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Office of Associate Director-Environmental Health
Description:
2 p.
Number of Pages:
2
Country:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N