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State and Local Indoor Air Quality Programs: Five Case Studies Report

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

This report discusses a broad range of programs implemented by California, Florida, Minnesota, Vermont and Montgomery County (Maryland) -to address Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues. This report describes the types of agencies that implement IAQ programs; mechanisms for coordinating IAQ activities the nature of program activities; the relationship ...;

School Indoor Air Quality: State Policy Strategies for Maintaining Healthy Learning Environments Report

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

The quality of the air inside our nation’s 125,000 schoolhouses is important not only to the physical health and well-being of students and staff, but also to the core mission of our schools — educational excellence and academic achievement. This report discusses how state policy can ensure that all K-12 schools address basic IAQ ...;

The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Written by experts in the field, The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition compiles data on the properties of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and on concentrations of its constituents in indoor air. The authors focus on common natural indoor environments and environments associated with chronic ...;

Air Quality Modeling: Theories, Methodologies, Computational Techniques, & Available Databases & Software, Vol. III

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

This third volume of the Air Quality Modeling series from A&WMA and the EnviroComp Institute completes a comprehensive description of almost all technical topics related to air quality modeling. As a complement to the first two volumes, it also provides environmental scientists, engineers, researchers, and students with a comprehensive, ...;

IUTAM Symposium on Designing for Quietness

by Springer

It is well known that noise control at the source is the most cost-effective. Designing for quietness is therefore the most important concept in Engineering Acoustics or Technical Acoustics. The IUTAM Symposium on Designing for Quietness held at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in December 2000, was probably the first on this topic ...;

Air Quality Modeling, Vol. II

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

Volume II: Theories, Methodologies, Computational Techniques, and Available Databases & Software: This is the second volume of a new book series from A&WMA and the EnviroComp Institute focusing on the evolving field of air quality modeling. This volume takes an in-depth look at some advanced topics of air pollution modeling, such as ...;

Climate, biodiversity, and forests : issues and opportunities emerging from the Kyoto protocol

by Earthprint Ltd

This report is a result of collaboration between WRI and IUCN examining why the role of forests and land-use change under the Kyoto Protocol remains controversial, and attempts to clarify and separate the issues. It concludes with recommendations that will help ensure decisions are taken by the Conference of the Parties lead to t he best possible ...;

Climate Action 2009/2010

by Earthprint Ltd

This third annual edition of Climate Action focuses on some of the major issues for resolution in Copenhagen and the actors who can help to implement the solutions. Progress will require commitment and cooperation. Partnerships will be central, both in Copenhagen and beyond.Climate Action is produced to encourage and assist governments and ...;

Wavelet Methods in Statistics with R

by Springer

Wavelet methods have recently undergone a rapid period of development with important implications for a number of disciplines including statistics. This book has three main objectives: (i) providing an introduction to wavelets and their uses in statistics; (ii) acting as a quick and broad reference to many developments in the area; (iii) ...;

Climate Change and Sustainable Development: New Challenges for Poverty Reduction

by Earthprint Ltd

This unique book provides cutting-edge knowledge and analyses of the consequences that climate change will have for sustainable development and poverty reduction within the context of global development.   Exploring alternative resource management approaches including federal resource management governance, ecosystem services, digital ...;

Good to Green: Managing Business Risks and Opportunities in the Age of Environmental Awareness

by EEM Inc.

The business world is undergoing dramatic change. Driven by tough new legislation, expanded market-based initiatives, a new President in the White House and a sharp increase in consumer awareness around environmental issues, businesses need to adapt: Period. Smart businesses understand that their competitive advantage lies at the cutting edge of ...;

Fundamentals in Air Pollution

by Springer

This text is intended to be used in a lecture course for college students in air quality, with a focus on modelling challenges. The key current issues are discussed within six chapters: basic principles and classification of air pollution, radiative transfer, atmospheric boundary layer, gas-phase chemistry, aerosols and multiphase processes, and ...;

Artificial Neural Networks in Vehicular Pollution Modelling

by Springer

Artificial neural networks (ANNs), which are parallel computational models, comprising of interconnected adaptive processing units (neurons) have the capability to predict accurately the dispersive behavior of vehicular pollutants under complex environmental conditions. This book aims at describing step-by-step procedure for formulation and ...;

IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics

by Springer

This volume contains papers from the 5 keynote lectures and 34 other contributed papers presented at the IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics. The Symposium provided a forum where atmosphere and ocean scientists could present their latest research results and learn of progress and promising ...;

Numerical Modeling of the Global Atmosphere in the Climate System

by Springer

A broad, up to date treatment of the science of climate prediction. Topics covered include the use of atmospheric general circulation models (AGCMs) as tools for studying climate variability and predicting change, the design and analysis of AGCM experiments, the components of an AGCM (especially numerical techniques, representation of ...;

In Dead Water

by Earthprint Ltd

The new rapid response report entitled In Dead Water has for the first time mapped the multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien infestations; over-exploitation and climate change on the seas and oceans. The worst concentration of the cumulative impacts of climate change, coastal development and pollution appear to be concentrated in ...;

Computer Treatment of Large Air Pollution Models

by Springer

The long-range transport of air pollutants and the reduction of air pollution to an acceptable level is an important environmental problem. The mathematical models by which this problem can be successfully studied are normally described by partial differential equations. The discretization in space leads to huge systems of ordinary ...;

3D Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Atmospheres

by Springer

Developments in three-dimensional cloud radiation over the past few decades are assessed and distilled into this contributed volume. Chapters are authored by subject-matter experts who address a broad audience of graduate students, researchers, and anyone interested in cloud-radiation processes in the solar and infrared spectral regions. After two ...;

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