Lecture 18 Geology and Health

Lecture 18 Geology and Health - Lecture 18 Geology and...

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Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Chrysotile asbestos Crocidolite “blue asbestos” Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Malnutrition in Africa Related to: Living conditions Food security availability local productivity soil conditions nutrient supply Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health This map shows the correlation between the level of land degradation and child mortality. In West Africa there are a higher percentages of child mortality around areas that have higher levels of land degradation. Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Current and potential arable land use in Africa Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Natural Hazards, droughts; rank of economic loss and human vulnerability
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Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health Disease an imbalance resulting from poor adjustment between an individual and the environment Rarely single causes!!!! "Medical Geology" the science dealing with the relationship between natural geological factors and health in man and animals Geology and Health Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health We are what we eat (or ingest)!!! Lecture 18 Geology and Human Health
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course EARTH SCIE 1081 taught by Professor Samrussell during the Fall '11 term at UWO.

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