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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),|
|Subjects||Environmental health--Arctic regions ; Health risk assessment--Arctic regions ; Pollutants--Environmental aspects--Arctic regions ; Arctic regions--Environmental conditions|
|Collation||xiii, 137 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-136).
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.