Environmental Deterioration and Human Health : Natural and anthropogenic determinants

This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. It  throws light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorgani...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Malik, Abdul (Editor), Grohmann, Elisabeth (Editor), Akhtar, Rais (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. It  throws light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, pesticide and heavy metal (arsenic) problems in natural environment; molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; ecological studies of human/animal health and diseases; food security,  technological developments and more. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and applied aspects and may serve as baseline information for future research through which significant development is possible
Physical Description:XV, 421 p. 45 illus., 35 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789400778900