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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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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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The Oceans and Human Health

Lora Fleming, Michael Depledge, Niall McDonough, Mathew White, Sabine Pahl, Melanie Austen, Anders Goksoyr, Helena Solo-Gabriele and John Stegeman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Biomes and Habitats; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science). 7842 words.

The interdisciplinary study of oceans and human health is an area of increasing global importance. There is a growing body of evidence that the health of the oceans and that of humans are...

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Sentinel Species of Marine Ecosystems

Maria Cristina Fossi and Cristina Panti.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Ecology and Conservation; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science). 11445 words.

A vigorous effort to identify and study sentinel species of marine ecosystem in the world’s oceans has developed over the past 50 years. The One Health concept recognizes that the health of...

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