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Environmental Health

Authored by: Joseph A. Salvato

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering

Print publication date:  June  2012
Online publication date:  June  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439804421
eBook ISBN: 9780203757659
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EESE6-120048511

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Abstract

Environmental health concerns not merely simple survival and prevention of disease and poisoning, but also the maintenance of a suitable environment. The field of environmental health covers an extremely broad area of man's universe. A totality is envisioned with consideration of the impact of man on the environment and the impact of the environment on man, with a balanced appraisal and allocation of available resources to both.

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