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Environmental Health

Abdelhadi Makan

Abdelmalek Essaâdi University

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Air pollution water management wastewater management climate change solid waste recycling hazardous materials land use noise control food safety food processing

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It took a long time for humans to recognize the existence of a direct link between environmental pollution and health deterioration. In the 90s, scientists clearly demonstrated the existence of this link through epidemiological studies and new technical materials, which can measure the accumulation effects of small toxic quantities. As a result, concerns about human health were accentuated, and environmental health has emerged. In fact, the environment does not act in the same way on each individual. A healthy person can adapt more easily to external constraints. However, the capacity of adaptation is reduced and the health will degrade more quickly for a sick or stressed person. Generally, this book deals about aspects of human health, which are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social, psychosocial and aesthetic factors of the environment. It covers policies and practices for managing, controlling and preventing environmental factors that may affect the health of current and future generations. Specifically, the book is organized in six main topics related either to the natural environment or to the built environment. These include especially: air, water and soil quality, climate change and its effects, solid waste and hazardous materials management, land use and urban planning, noise control and mitigation, and food safety.

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Date completed: January 8th 2019

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Deadline for full chapters: March 30th 2019

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Review results due: June 18th 2019

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Expected publication date: August 17th 2019

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About the editor

Abdelhadi Makan

Abdelmalek Essaâdi University

In 2013, Abdelhadi Makan has awarded a Ph.D. in waste management and environmental sciences. He has relevant professional experience in fields such as environmental science, analytical chemistry, waste management, and sustainability. Through all his academic publications, he has fully practiced both qualitative and quantitative research methods. In summer 2015, he wrote and prepared a grant proposal entitled “Design and implementation of a small-scale in-vessel, multi-functional and accelerated composting system in Morocco”. Until now, he works as a professor in the national school of applied sciences (ENSAH), Abdelmalek Essaâdi University. His position as an approved reviewer by Publons allowed him to gain wide experience, especially in preparing, proofreading and writing scientific research articles. He was able to gain the trust of several international journals.

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