Handbook of Environmental Odour Management
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- Sep. 2016
This interaction is unpredictable, complex and difficult to address. Integrated odour impact management approaches involving improved measurement and understanding of odorous emissions, their impact on local receptors, treatment performance and integration in local community relations programs are needed to meet the potential impact due to population growth and increasing global urbanisation.
Table of Contents
What is odour and how do humans perceive odours; Introduction: why smell?; Chemoperception in evolution; The human olfactory sense; Characterising odours; The impact of environmental odours on communities; What makes odours annoying?; The public health relevance of odour exposure The public health relevance of odour exposure; Methods for measuring odour annoyance; Risk factors for nuisance sensitivity; Dose-effect relationships for odour exposure and annoyance; Methods of odour measurement and assessment of odour emissions and exposure; Measurement of odours; Odour exposure assessment; Odour regulation and policy; General approaches to odour regulation; Examples of odour regulation policies; Odour management; Odour emission control; Odour release and dispersion optimisation; Odour release dispersion optimisation; Masking and neutralising agents; Community relations and conflict resolution; Regulatory relations; The Odour Management Plan; Sectorial odour guides; Wastewater systems; Municipal waste treatment; Composting; Livestock production; Industrial processes