Medical Geology: Linking Environment and Human Health


Edited by Xinbin Feng, Diego Fridman, Jose Centeno, Aihua Zhang Last update 17 May 2021   Medical Geology is defined as the science dealing with the relationship between geological factors and health problems in humans, animals and plants. The International Medical Geology Association (IMGA) aims to provide a network and a forum to characterise the properties of geological processes and agents, the dispersal of geological material and their effects on human populations. The International Conference on Medical Geology are held by IMGA once every two years, and the … Read More

Outreach Partner Inquiry: AGI Study on the impact of COVID-19 on the Geosciences


The American Geosciences Institute is conducting a year-long study to understand how geoscience employers and educational institutions are changing their workplace and instructional environments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to discover which of these changes will become permanent. This study is open to all geoscientists, including geoscience students, retired, and not currently employed, who reside in the United States, and are at least 18 years old. Over the next 52 weeks, survey participants will be emailed a brief … Read More