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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title AMAP assessment 2002 : human health in the Arctic.
Publisher Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP),
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 56398909
ISBN 8279710167
Subjects Environmental health--Arctic regions ; Health risk assessment--Arctic regions ; Pollutants--Environmental aspects--Arctic regions ; Arctic regions--Environmental conditions
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QH545.A1A43 2002 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/10/2004
Collation xiii, 137 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-136).
Contents Notes
Ethno-cultural adaptation of the peoples of the Arctic region -- Health status of the Arctic residents -- Priority contaminants, 'new' toxic substances, and analytical issues -- Biological monitoring: human tissue levels of environmental contaminants -- Toxicological properties of persistent organic pollutants and related health effects of concern for the Arctic populations -- Recent dietary studies in the Arctic -- Lifestyle factors as determinants of health in Arctic communities, with emphasis on pregnant women and adverse pregnancy outcome -- The effects of Arctic pollution on population health -- Risk reduction strategies for Arctic peoples. "This report is one of five detailed assessment reports that provide the accessible scientific basis and validation for the statements and recommendations made in the second AMAP State of the Arctic Environment report, 'Arctic Pollution 2002' that was delivered to Arctic Council Ministers at their meeting in Inari, Finland in October 2002."--P. vii.