Testing a Multi-Tiered Stress-Gradient Model for Risk Assessment Using Sediment Constituents from Coral Reef Environments
Coral reefs are threatened worldwide by stresses ranging from local to global in extent. Local stresses range from boat/ship groundings and sewage outfalls to dredging and coastal clearing....

Groundwater Contamination by Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and Trichloroethylene (TCE): The Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry's (ATSDR's) Approach to Evaluating Public Health Hazard

Dengue Fever: Potential Threat to the Southern States

Probabilistic Approach for Cancer Risk Assessment
Carcinogenic chemicals have entered ground water systems from surface spills and leaching from subsurface disposal sites. Of particular interest in this study was the contaminant tetrachioroethylene...

A Framework for Sanitation and Health Risk Assessment
This paper summarizes some historical, cultural, and operational responses to risk. Zero risk and zero pollution ideas developed as arguably escapist reactions to stresses of economic,...

The Caspian Sea Transgression (Environmental Medical Aspect)
From 1978 until 1994 the level of the Caspian Sea has risen by 220 cm, in 1994 by 30 cm. The study of environmental medical situa tion in the Russian zone of the sea transgression impact...

Water and Sanitation Intervention in Flood Mitigation Programs
Disasters, like floods and cyclones, are almost annual events in Bangladesh. Often post-disaster epidemics of diarrhoeal diseases cause more short- and long-term health problems than injuries...

Mechanical Stress in Pediatric Heart Disease: Computational Modeling of Associated Defects in Subaortic Stenosis

Life Cycle Cost Analysis of a Storburn Propane Combustion Toilet

Milwaukee's Ozone Upgrade
After the 1993 outbreak of illness caused by Cryptosporidium in Milwaukee, the city moved forward on an $89 million upgrade of its treatment facilities with ozone filtration, the only...

Patheogen Removal Beneath An Artificial Recharge Basin

Towards Improved Understanding of Coagulation During Runoff Events

Investigations of Sources of Giardia and Cryptosporidium to Enhance Watershed Management for Wachusett Reservoir

The Effect of Zero Gravity on Bones
Zero-gravity has created many problems for astronauts and researchers in space. Calcium depletion is cited as a major health problem. There are many different theories as to why zero-gravity...

Coupled Mass-Transport and Chemical-Equilibrium Modelling of Bronze Disease

Chemical Inactivation of Cryptosporidium Parvum in Drinking Water

Does Current Cancer Risk Assessment Harm Health?

Coastal Zone Management in Accra, Ghana
The coastal zone of the capital city of Ghana, Accra, is facing a critical stage in its evolution. In the newt 20 years, the population is expected to more than double from the presently...

The Fate of the Nichupte Lagoon System in the Planning of Cancun, Mexico as an International Tourism Center
Many books and articles on tourism development of pristine and attractive areas conclude with the metaphor of cancer killing its host body. Cancun, in fact was a response to the perceived...

VOCs: The New Effluent
The Clean Air Act of 1990, in addition to many state and local regulations, has officials of publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs) shifting their focus, and funds, to air toxic emissions...

 

 

 

 

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