Air Pollution Books

  • Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

    A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects associated with soil and water acidification, nutrient-N ...

  • The Science of Air: Concepts and Applications, Second Edition

    This one-of-a-kind, completely revised volume presents the latest research on global climate change, air pollution, radon, indoor air quality, acid rain, and more. The second edition of a bestseller, this work explores common themes of air resource utilization and air protection with a section on air pollution and remediation. It contains ...

  • Coast-Valley Air Pollution

    This book focuses on air pollution modeling in coast-valley environments. This includes the assessment of airborne pollutant emissions, transport, and depletion and the related chemistry. Modeling the coast-valley environments is characterized by a high level of complexity due to the concurrent presence of complex orography and land-sea interface. ...

  • Air Pollution XVI

    Air pollution is one of the most challenging problems facing the international community; it is widespread and growing in importance and has clear and known impacts on health and the environment. The human need for transport, manufactured goods and services brings with it impacts on the atmospheric environment at scales from the local to the ...

  • Air Pollution XV

    Publishing papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, this book features articles on the latest developments in air pollution analysis and control. It covers the topic areas of Air pollution modelling; Air quality management; Emission studies; Monitoring and laboratory studies; ...

  • Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005. Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide

    As well as revised guideline values, this book makes a brief yet comprehensive review of the issues affecting the application of the guidelines in risk assessment and policy development. Further, it summarizes information on:  pollution sources and levels in various parts of the world, population exposure and characteristics affecting sensitivity ...

  • Ozone Air Pollution in the Sierra Nevada - Distribution and Effects on Forests

    The book contains information on geology, climate and vegetation of the Sierra Nevada with a special emphasis on air pollution effects on the mixed conifer forests. A history of the extent of air pollution effects on mixed conifer forests, especially ponderosa and Jeffrey pines is provided. The physiological basis for ozone-type injury development ...

  • Air Pollution, Global Change and Forests in the New Millenium

    The chapters in this book present a snapshot of the state of knowledge of air pollution effects at the beginning of the 21st century. From their different disciplines, a distinguished collection of authors document their understanding of how leaves, trees, and forests respond to air pollutants and climate change. Scenarios of global change and air ...

  • Hazardous Air Pollutant Handbook: Measurements, Properties, and Fate in Ambient Air

    Hazardous Air Pollutant Handbook: Measurements, Properties, and Fate in Ambient Air provides a comprehensive review of the 188 compounds and compound classes designated as Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, with a specific focus on their potential presence in ambient air. The relevant chemical and physical ...

  • Ice in the Ocean

    ICe in the Ocean examines sea ice and icebergs and their role in the global climate system. It is comprehensive textbook suitablefor students, pure and applied researchers, and anyone interested in the polar oceans; the distribution of sea ice; the mechanisms of growth, development and decay; the thermodynamics and dynamics of sea ice; sea ice ...

  • Air Pollution and Health

    The impact of air pollution on human health is currently of international concern. A comprehensive review of the subject is given in this volume, which complements the previous title covering air quality management. Dealing with the common gaseous and particulate air pollutants, including chemical carcinogens, it reviews the epidemiological and ...

  • Characterizing Sources of Indoor Air Pollution and Related Sink Effects

    STP 1287 features state of the art information from leading experts in the field on indoor air pollution sources and their potential interactions with indoor sinks. In addition to a comprehensive overview of source/sink characterization methods, there are 29 peer-reviewed papers. Researchers and practitioners in the public and private sector from ...

  • Inhalation Toxicology of Air Pollution: Clinical Research Considerations

    Discusses issues critical to the design, execution, and analysis of basic and applied research. Divided into four sections: an overview of clinical research; measuring the response; subjects with underlying lung disease; and statistical and analytical ...

  • The Bicycle: Vehicle for a Small Planet

    In a world so transformed by the automobile that whole landscapes and lifestyles bear its imprint, a significant fact goes unnoticed. While societies the world over define transportation in terms of engine power, the greatest share of personal transport needs is met by human ...

  • Building Air Change Rate and Infiltration Measurements

    Extensive discussions on air infiltration measurements, standards, and the significance of air change rates on such factors as HVAC energy consumption, building design and codes, and indoor air ...

  • Air Pollution Processes in Regional Scale

    An understanding of long-range transport of air pollutants in the atmosphere requires a knowledge of the relevant atmospheric dynamic and chemical processes active at the regional scale as well as the temporal and spatial distribution of emissions. Numerical modeling is the most efficient way to determine the atmospheric transport, photochemistry ...

  • How to Obtain an Air Pollution Construction Permit Infographic

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is more aggressively pursuing enforcement actions against industrial sources than ever before. This is a result of EPA desire to generate revenue, as well as reflecting the desires of current leadership. In this regulatory climate, it’s increasingly important for emission unit operators to ...

  • Sensors for Environment, Health and Security

    The growing concern worldwide for air pollution, biological threats and security issues has led to an increasing demand for sensors in multiple application areas, thus calling for a fast development of small, reliable, inexpensive sensors which can be easily integrated in various devices and equipments. Research efforts worldwide span diverse ...

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