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Copy of Medical Ecology
Transcript of Copy of Medical Ecology
Medical Ecology, Ecological Medicine GeoMedicine, Medical Anthropology, Clinical Ecology, Ethnobotanical Medicine, Disease Ecology
What is it?
Amalgam of principles borrowed from a wide variety of basic and applied sciences
Ozone and Temperature
The hole in the ozone layer is created by the accumulation of chlorine containing compounds in the upper atmosphere, largely in the form of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs for short).
Greenhouse gases =
Water: Contamination and Vectors
It's all the planktons fault..............
Pulitzer Prize: So Human an Animal: How We Are Shaped by Surroundsing and Events (1969)
Ozone layer abosrbs 97-99% of medium-frequency UV light (200-315 nmm)
Health and The Ozone Layer
(Elwood et al, 1988)
Increase in UV-B (280-320 nm)
enough to activate oncogene
(Ollinger et al, 1997)
Ozone Depletion and Phytoplankton: Southern Ocean Collapse (Smith et al, 1992)
Does the Ozone Hole Threaten Antarctic Life? (Roberts 1989
Ozone and Southern Ocean Collapse
Predation, Body Size and Composition of Plankton (Dodson and Brooks, 1965)
C02, Phytoplankton and The Biological Pump
What does a surplus of CO2 mean for oceans
and the atmosphere?
Global warming likely to reduce phytoplankton size,
thereby reducing ocean's capacity to remove carbon
dioxide from air (Anxelu et al, 2010)
Climate Change and The Ecologist (Thuiller 2007)
Environmental Microbe and Human Pathogen: The Ecology and Microbiology of Vibrio cholerae
V. cholerae, E. coli, C. difficile, C. jejuni
SARS, Hepatitis A, West Nile
Climate Change and the spread of Cholera and Malaria (Pak, 2012)
West Nile Virus
Cinchona Plantation in the New World
Mirage of Health (1959)