Harmful Natural Chemicals and Radiation in the Environment
Stories, History and What You Need to KnowBook - 2013
"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.
Branch Call Number: 363.17 POON
Characteristics: xvi, 258 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 24 cm