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Trace Element Abundance & Human Epidemiology: the Tellus Case Study

Barsby, Amy. 2009 Trace Element Abundance & Human Epidemiology: the Tellus Case Study. [Lecture] In: William Smith Meeting, London, UK, 21-23 Sept 2009. London, UK, Geological Society of London. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

This project aims to explore the spatial correlation between selected trace element abundances in soil and surface waters as provided by the Tellus Project and spatial disease patterns in Northern Ireland (anonymised data provided by Northern Ireland Cancer Registry). Northern Ireland and Tellus are an important test case, as Northern Ireland’s complex geology is a microcosm for that encountered across the UK and Ireland, thus any correlations found may have implications outside of Northern Ireland.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Lecture)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2009 > Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
Additional Keywords: Tellus, soil chemistry, cancer
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Health
Date made live: 02 Feb 2010 11:14
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8929

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