7 edition of Ecosystem Change and Public Health found in the catalog.
May 16, 2001
by The Johns Hopkins University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Joan L. Aron (Editor), Jonathan A. Patz (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||504|
Climate change and other changes to the atmosphere, land use changes and soil degradation, freshwater depletion and contamination, and biodiversity loss are four important categories of global environmental change, each of which form potential, although partly or largely unknown, threats to human health. 2 What should public health research do Cited by: Biodiversity Change and Human Health brings together leading experts from the natural science and social science realms as well as the medical community to explore the explicit linkages between human-driven alterations of biodiversity and documented impacts of those changes on human health. The book utilizes multidisciplinary approaches to explore and address the complex interplay between /5(2).
Climate change, biodiversity and health Biodiversity provides numerous ecosystem services that are crucial to human well-being at present and in the future. Climate is an integral part of ecosystem functioning and human health is impacted directly and indirectly by results of climatic conditions upon terrestrial and marine ecosystems. In the IDRC-funded project, the ecosystem approach to human health led to improvements in the community's health as early as the third year, partly because of a change in the type of fish eaten. In most countries where communities and groundbreaking teams have tried the Ecohealth approach, processes to improve environmental and human health.
global change; ecosystem services; ecology; planetary boundaries; ecological footprint; At least since Hippocrates wrote On Airs, Waters, and Places, the natural environment has been viewed as an important determinant of human r, over the last century, the field of environmental health has focused increasingly on quantifying exposure–response relationships for toxins Cited by: The system may be transformed into one with new characteristic features (attractors). Because of this unpredictability, ecosystem health management has to be adaptive (Kay, ; Murray et al., ). Nonetheless the determinants of ecosystem health are amenable to scientific study and management for preferred outcomes, a desirable process.
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Ecosystem Change and Public Health focuses on how human health is affected by global ecosystem changes. It is the first textbook devoted to this emerging field, offering a global perspective on research methods and emphasizing empirical investigations of health outcomes in combination with integrated assessment for policy development.5/5(3).
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It is the first textbook devoted to this emerging field, offering a global perspective on research methods and emphasizing empirical investigations of health outcomes in combination with integrated assessment for policy development.
Aron and Patz have edited Ecosystem Change and Public Health—A Global Perspective using this model, addressing the emerging public health field by shaping study projects and communication among course participants.
To meet these objectives they use the innovative and laudable approach of a text not designed to be studied from beginning to end but instead structured Author: Donald Campbell.
The book covers such topics as global climate change, stratospheric ozone depletion, water resources management, and ecology and infectious disease. Case studies of cholera, malaria, the effects of water resources, and global climate change and air.
Aron and Patz have edited Ecosystem Change and Public Health—A Global Perspective using this model, addressing the emerging public health field by.
Book Review: Ecosystem Change and Public Health: A Global Perspective. Edited by Joan L. Aron and Jonathan A. Patz. The Jonhs Hopkins University Press,pp.
Human Ecology vol pages – ()Cite this article. Ecosystem Change and Public Health: A Global Perspective [Book Review] Environmental Health Volume 3 Issue 2 () Tenkate, Thomas (Reviewed by) 1. Abstract: Publisher detalis for: Ecosystem Change and Public Health: A Global Perspective, by Aron, Joan L and Patz, Jonathan A, The Johns Hopkins University Press,pp, (paperback Author: Thomas Tenkate.
Ecosystems and Human Health 1 Ecosystems and Human Health: ered to understand the potential negative health impacts of ecosystem change: the current (and likely pacts of global environmental changes on public health should not be an excuse for delaying policy decisions.
"The purpose of this textbook on global ecosystem change and human health is twofold:(1) to raise awareness of changes in human health related to global ecosystem change and (2) to expand the scope of the traditional curriculum in environmental health to include the interactions of major environmental forces and public health on a global scale."-from the Introduction Ecosystem Change and Public Health focuses on how human health.
11 Cholera and Global Ecosystems, by Anwar Huq, R. Bradley Sack, and Rita R. Colwell 12 Malaria and Global Ecosystem Change, by Joan L. Aron, Clive J. Shiff, and Alfred J.
Buck 13 Global Climate Change and Air Pollution: Interactions and Their Effects on Human Health. Ecosystem change and public health: a global perspective.
McMichael National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University,Canberra, by: 1. Joan L. Aron, Ph.D. is president of Science Communication Studies and an associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public an A.
Patz, M.D., M.P.H. is an assistant professor and director of the Program on Health Effects of Global Environmental Change in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins.
"Ecosystem Change and Public Health is an impressive text that is sure to become a key reference on the subject." -- Thomas Tenkate, Environmental Health "In short, it is an innovative and timely textbook which will influence the evolution of teaching and research in this topic area, whose international importance continues to grow rapidly.".
" Ecosystem Change and Public Health is one of those books that has long been due. It will quickly find a place on the shelves and tables of students, teachers, and professionals working in.
But much more is needed and this book serves as the groundwork for those in the profession who have made that important connection between (failing)ecosystems and the public health of a human population.
Following the book, I can see the need in CA for a statewide dialogue on demographics, migration, and local public health.5/5(3). Sign up for more information on JHUP Books.
This book provides hands-on transdisciplinary reflections by administrators and sector representatives involved in the ecosystem service community.
Kenneth Sherman, in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Third Edition), Pollution and Ecosystem Health. Ecosystem health is a concept of wide interest for which a single precise scientific definition is difficult (Tett et al., ).The health paradigm is based on multiple state comparisons of ecosystem resiliency and stability and is an evolving concept.
Changes in land use, animal populations and climate, primarily due to increasing human populations, drive the emergence of zoonoses.
Force of infection (FOI), which for these diseases is a measure of the ease with which a pathogen reaches the human population, can change Cited by: 7. The aim of this Special Issue of Environmental Health Insights is to explore issues involving ecosystem services and environmental health.
The articles in this supplement address specific tools for improvement of current ecosystem assessment practices or monitoring applications that directly affect public by: 3.The emphasis is on multiple human health benefits from biodiversity - in particular with respect to the increasing challenge of climate change.
This makes the book unique to other books that focus either on biodiversity and physical health or natural environments and mental wellbeing.Ecosystem change and human health: Implementation economics and policy Article (PDF Available) in Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B Biological Sciences () June.