electromagnetic fields (EMF)
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- Magnetic and electrical fields produced naturally by our planet and also by appliances such as toasters, electric blankets, and computers. There currently is a great deal of controversy concerning potential adverse health effects related to exposure to EMF in the workplace and home from such artificial sources as power lines and appliances.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.