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Environmental Monitoring

"Environmental Monitoring" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment or workplace by measuring the amounts of these toxicants in the bodies of people and animals in that environment, among other methods. It also includes the measurement of ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE. Levels in humans and animals are used as indicators of toxic levels of undesirable chemicals.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Environmental Monitoring" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Environmental Monitoring" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 852 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 64 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.