Environmental Health

Toxic Substances Hydrology Program

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program develops and applies advanced analytical methods, field investigations, laboratory studies, and modeling capabilities to understand the sources, movement, and exposure pathways of chemical and microbial hazards in the environment. Program scientists collaborate with health scientists to understand the human health implications of exposures to chemical and microbial hazards.

GeoHealth Newsletter

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GeoHealth Newsletter
Volume 14, No. 2, 2017

GeoHealth is the U.S. Geological Survey's Environmental Health Newsletter.

Science

USGS scientist collecting water samples and measuring water field properties

The Program has several investigations of national interest.

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Program Information

Information about the USGS Toxic Substances Hydrology Program.

Collaborative Programs

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Contaminant Biology Program

The USGS Contaminant Biology Program develops and applies advanced laboratory methods and field investigations to understand potential biological health effects from exposures to chemical and microbial hazards in the environment.

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