Harmful Natural Chemicals and Radiation in the Environment

Harmful Natural Chemicals and Radiation in the Environment

Stories, History and What You Need to Know

Book - 2013
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"This unique volume provides in layman's terms, without sacrificing scientific facts, the health hazards and potential dangers of naturally occurring substances that are around us everyday. The comprehensive coverage includes compounds (e.g. arsenic, lead), gases (e.g. hydrogen sulphide, ozone) and all forms of natural radiations (e.g. heat, radon). Readers will find this book both informative and entertaining because facts and important data are introduced and interpreted in the form of history, stories and scientific summaries. Each chapter concludes with a practical guide."--Back cover.
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific, c2013.
ISBN: 9789814412933
Branch Call Number: 363.17 POON
Characteristics: xvi, 258 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 24 cm


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