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Title: Environmental Health Risk Assessment
Url: http://serc.carleton.edu/research_education/healthrisk/index.html
Creator: Cantwell, Laurie
Publisher: Carleton College (Northfield, Minn.)
Description: This site is designed to help instructors and students locate and use online databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools to research environmental risks in their own neighborhoods. Materials include a tutorial that provides a step-by-step example of how to perform an environmental health risk inventory, using an example in Bozeman, Montana. The activity page contains an assignment and instructions for completing environmental health risk inventories, and there is also a page of links to mapping tools available on the internet, links to the tutorials for each mapping tool, and a list of online databases with searchable health-related information and data.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Medicine -- Other, A-Z -- Environmental health
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Geography
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Health -- Public health
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Teacher Educators
Teaching Professionals
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vision-Impaired Students
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-10-20 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-09-12 13:53:11 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 54
Resource URL Clicks: 3
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