Medical Geology/Geochemistry: An Exposure

Chart showing multi-disciplinary approach of Geology, Environmental Geochemistry and Geomedicine.

Multi disciplinary Medical Geology/Geochemistry. (Image by Dr. Ila Pillalamarri.)


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January IAP 2006



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This course introduces students to the basic concepts of Medical Geology/Geochemistry. Medical Geology/Geochemistry is the study of the interaction between abundances of elements and isotopes and the health of humans and plants.

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Ila Pillalamarri. 12.091 Medical Geology/Geochemistry: An Exposure. January IAP 2006. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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