From hurricanes to epidemics : the ocean's evolving impact on human health : perspectives from the U.S. /

This book provides a complete and current overview of the correlation between ocean conditions and human health, publishing comprehensively for the first time on the direct interactions among oceanography, marine biology and impacts on human health. Specifically the text addresses how changing ocean...

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Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]
©2021
Description:1 online resource (xxi, 180 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Language:English
Series:Global perspectives on health geography, 2522-8013
Global perspectives on health geography.
Subject:Marine ecology -- Health aspects.
Marine pollution -- Health aspects.
Marine ecosystem health.
Climatic changes.
Environmental health.
Oceanography.
Public health.
Epidemiology.
Marine ecosystem health.
Marine pollution -- Health aspects.
Environmental health.
Climatic changes.
Epidemiology.
Medicine.
Oceanography.
Physical geography.
Public health.
Water.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Map Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12610731
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Other authors / contributors:Conrad, Kevin (Kevin M.), editor.
ISBN:3030550125
9783030550127
9783030550110
Digital file characteristics:text file
PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Dr. Conrad earned his medical degree from the LSU Medical School in New Orleans. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and his residency at Ochsner. He served as Chief Medical Resident at Ochsner prior to pursuing a Master's of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. Dr. Conrad is board certified in Internal Medicine and has a particular interest in long term care and pain management.
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Summary:This book provides a complete and current overview of the correlation between ocean conditions and human health, publishing comprehensively for the first time on the direct interactions among oceanography, marine biology and impacts on human health. Specifically the text addresses how changing ocean conditions result in health impacts and disruptions, with a focus on cases in the USA. ­ The changing ocean conditions that are discussed include diminishing marine biodiversity, climactic changes such as intensified weather events, shifting sea currents and increasing sea temperature. The book addresses the resulting health issues brought about by these various ocean conditions, such as emerging infectious diseases, starvation and poisoning among impacted communities, toxic algae blooms, threatened ecosystems, and other future implications. ­ The text was developed in conjunction with scientists from Brown University, the University of Rhode Island, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of California at Riverside and Ochsner Health, all located in areas deeply impacted by the changing Oceans. ­ The book will be of interest to marine research scientists, health care professionals, students, and general enthusiasts of oceanography and health.
Other form:Print version: FROM HURRICANES TO EPIDEMICS. SPRINGER, [2021] 3030550117
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-55012-7
Table of Contents:
  • Changing ocean currents / David Trossman and Jaime Palter
  • Health consequences of marine oil spills : lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon accident / Kevin Conrad, Rea Cleland, and Nicholas Reyes
  • New England coastal cities : the struggle for a resilient future / H. Curtis Spalding, Siddhi Nadkarni, Claire Bekker, and Devyn Collado-Nicol
  • The blue mind / Kevin Conrad, Rea Cleland, and Nicholas Reyes
  • Oceans and rapid climate change / Wei Liu and Alexey Fedorov
  • Evolving marine health threats to humans / Kevin Conrad, Rea Cleland, and Nicholas Reyes
  • International maritime law and its applications for the twenty-first century / Swati Parashar
  • Marine pharmacology : threats to undiscovered sources of medical therapeutics / Rea Cleland and Kevin Conrad
  • Tropical cyclones / Isaac Ginis
  • Microplastic invasion : a threat to animal and human health / Joseph Casper III
  • The oceans and the COVID-19 pandemic : explaining the relationship with the systems view of life / Marianne Maumus
  • Oceans and human health : a rising tide of challenges and opportunities / Kevin Conrad.