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Environmental Exposure Fields and Their Health Effects

  • George Christakos
  • Dionissios T. Hristopulos
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Abstract

Environmental science is concerned with the study of natural cycles and systems and their component natural processes. The state of the environment can be described in terms of fields (§I.4) that represent spatiotemporal distributions of natural processes. It is welldocumented that the state of the environment affects the state of human health in the following way.

Keywords

Health Effect Pollutant Concentration Environmental Medium Natural Field Intake Pathway 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Christakos
    • 1
  • Dionissios T. Hristopulos
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Sciences and EngineeringThe University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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