Harmful Natural Chemicals and Radiation in the by Raymond Poon

By Raymond Poon

This designated quantity presents in layman's phrases, with no sacrificing medical evidence, the future health risks and capability hazards of certainly taking place elements which are round us daily. the great insurance contains compounds (e.g. arsenic, lead), gases (e.g. hydrogen sulphide, ozone) and all sorts of ordinary radiations (e.g. warmth, radon). Readers will locate this ebook either informative and enjoyable simply because evidence and significant information are brought and interpreted within the kind of historical past, tales and medical summaries. each one bankruptcy concludes with a realistic advisor that readers will locate useful.

Harmful evidently happening Substance and Radiation, that's absolutely referenced with updated articles, can be used as a textbook for undergraduates and as an introductory textbook for post-graduates in biochemistry, environmental technology, toxicology, scientific technology, and well-being care. humans drawn to own and public wellbeing and fitness and earth concerns will locate this booklet a thought-provoking and revealing learn. The booklet can also be a resource of knowledge for coverage makers, public overall healthiness officers, urban planners and environmental engineers.

Contents:

  • Aluminum
  • Arsenic
  • Copper
  • Ethylene
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Nitrate
  • Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen
  • Toxic Gases of Nature
  • Hardness of Water
  • Fundamentals and historical past of Radiation and Radioactivity
  • Effect of Ionizing Radiation on Health
  • Ultraviolet Radiation
  • Heat

Readership: Undergraduates and graduates, common public, execs, others (policy makers, public overall healthiness officers, city planners, environmental engineers).

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