Sentinel Species

"Sentinel Species" 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.
MeSH information
Organisms used to determine measurable environmental risks or hazards to human health and or well-being, thereby serving as advance or early warning signs of impending danger to humans. Examples of sentinel species are monkeys, guinea pigs, and the fabled canary in the coal mine.


Publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sentinel Species" by people in this website by year, and whether "Sentinel Species" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016 and 2017 and 2018
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