Coverart for item
The Resource Understanding environmental health : how we live in the world, Nancy Irwin Maxwell, DSc

Understanding environmental health : how we live in the world, Nancy Irwin Maxwell, DSc

Label
Understanding environmental health : how we live in the world
Title
Understanding environmental health
Title remainder
how we live in the world
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Irwin Maxwell, DSc
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maxwell, Nancy Irwin
Dewey number
613/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA565
LC item number
.M383 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 E-965
  • WA 30.5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Environmental health
Label
Understanding environmental health : how we live in the world, Nancy Irwin Maxwell, DSc
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Chap. 1. A preview of environmental health -- Chap. 2. The science and methods of environmental health -- Understanding environmental hazards to human health -- Responding to environmental hazards to human health -- Precautionary approaches in environmental health policy -- Chap. 3. Living with nature -- Infectious disease -- Poisons in nature -- Allergy and asthma -- Natural disasters -- Naturally occurring radiation -- Chap. 4. Producing energy -- Energy from fossil fuels -- Electricity from nuclear fuel -- Alternatives to fossil and nuclear fuels -- Chap. 5. Producing manufactured goods -- Synthetic organic chemicals -- Toxic metals -- Nano-scale materials -- Physical hazards in the workplace -- Asthma-causing agents in the workplace -- Patterns in exposure to the products and byproducts of manufacturing -- Regulation of industrial chemicals and wastes -- Chap. 6. Producing food -- Modern crop production practices -- Modern livestock production practices -- Impacts of modern agriculture on global climate -- Modern fishing -- From source to table -- Organic farming and locally grown foods -- Regulation of food and the activities that produce it -- Chap. 7. Living in the world we made -- The "metabolism" of communities -- Management of sewage wastes -- Drinking water: public systems and private wells -- Solid waste and its management -- Urban settings in less developed countries -- The built environment in more developed countries -- Lifestyles: things we do, things we use -- Sharing global impacts and resources
Control code
809310098
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
ix, 405 pages
Isbn
9781449665371
Isbn Type
(pbk. : with online access code)
Lccn
2012035688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)809310098
Label
Understanding environmental health : how we live in the world, Nancy Irwin Maxwell, DSc
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Chap. 1. A preview of environmental health -- Chap. 2. The science and methods of environmental health -- Understanding environmental hazards to human health -- Responding to environmental hazards to human health -- Precautionary approaches in environmental health policy -- Chap. 3. Living with nature -- Infectious disease -- Poisons in nature -- Allergy and asthma -- Natural disasters -- Naturally occurring radiation -- Chap. 4. Producing energy -- Energy from fossil fuels -- Electricity from nuclear fuel -- Alternatives to fossil and nuclear fuels -- Chap. 5. Producing manufactured goods -- Synthetic organic chemicals -- Toxic metals -- Nano-scale materials -- Physical hazards in the workplace -- Asthma-causing agents in the workplace -- Patterns in exposure to the products and byproducts of manufacturing -- Regulation of industrial chemicals and wastes -- Chap. 6. Producing food -- Modern crop production practices -- Modern livestock production practices -- Impacts of modern agriculture on global climate -- Modern fishing -- From source to table -- Organic farming and locally grown foods -- Regulation of food and the activities that produce it -- Chap. 7. Living in the world we made -- The "metabolism" of communities -- Management of sewage wastes -- Drinking water: public systems and private wells -- Solid waste and its management -- Urban settings in less developed countries -- The built environment in more developed countries -- Lifestyles: things we do, things we use -- Sharing global impacts and resources
Control code
809310098
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
ix, 405 pages
Isbn
9781449665371
Isbn Type
(pbk. : with online access code)
Lccn
2012035688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)809310098

Library Locations

    • J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences LibraryBorrow it
      1 Hospital Dr, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.939544 -92.328377
Processing Feedback ...