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Big Data in Environment and Human Health

Lora Fleming, Anthony Kessel, Virginia Murray, Michael Depledge, Sabina Leonelli, Niccolò Tempini, Harriet Gordon-Brown, Gordon Nichols, Christophe Sarran, Paolo Vineis, Giovanni Leonardi, Brian Golding and Andy Haines.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Research Methods in Life Sciences. 9923 words.

Big data refers to large, complex, potentially linkable data from diverse sources, ranging from the genome and social media, to individual health information and the...

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Environmental Accounting

Jean Louis Weber.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Article. Subjects: Research Methods in Life Sciences; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science). 493 words.

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Material and Energy Flow Analysis

Vincent Moreau and Guillaume Massard.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Research Methods in Life Sciences. 9523 words.

The concept of metabolism takes root in biology and ecology as a systematic way to account for material flows in organisms and ecosystems. Early applications of the concept attempted to...

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Modeling the Impact of Environment on Infectious Diseases

Giovanni Lo Iacono and Gordon L. Nichols.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Research Methods in Life Sciences. 14253 words.

The introduction of pasteurization, antibiotics, and vaccinations, as well as improved sanitation, hygiene, and education, were critical in reducing the burden of infectious diseases and...

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Monitoring and Modeling of Outdoor Air Pollution

Stefan Reis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Research Methods in Life Sciences. 12139 words.

Air pollution has been a major threat to human health, ecosystems, and agricultural crops ever since the onset of widespread use of fossil fuel combustion and emissions of harmful...

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