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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume II

    Following on from Volume I, this second volume presents an extended look at environmental modelling research and its applications from an even larger selection of global experts. The book presents timely topics and applications of the study of environmental contaminants, with detailed discussions of mathematical concepts used. Five sections cover ...

  • Indoor Air Pollution

    Indoor Air Pollution has become a major topic in environmental research and health. Most people spend more than 80% of their time in buildings and are exposed to a broad range of pollutants from indoor sources such as building materials, furniture, carpets and textiles, heating and cooking, household and consumer products, etc. The volume provides ...

  • 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 Effects On Biodiversity

    Biodiversity is the delicate ecological balance within biological systems such as species and populations. Evidence suggests air pollution disrupts and impoverishes ecosysytems processes, and genetic and population diversity. Based on a symposium conducted by the EPA's Environmental Research Laboratory, this book pulls together current ...

  • Costs of Air Pollution Control

    This book describes the development of cost effective abatement strategies aimed at the control of air pollutant emissions in Europe, with a focus on ground level ozone. The author starts with the air pollution status quo in the late 1990s, discussing the impacts of photooxidant concentrations in the context of other air pollution related effects. ...

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on Cultural Heritage

    This book reviews the sources of the air pollutants responsible for building damage and the mechanisms involved. Studies investigating the relationships between pollution concentration (dose) and the resulting damage (response) are described and the latest research findings for dose-response functions are presented.Trends in pollutant emissions, ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XV

    This volume contains the papers and poster abstracts presented at the 25th NATO/CCMS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modelling and Its Application held in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, during 15-19 October 2001. This ITM was jointly organized by the University of Aveiro, Portugal (Pilot country) and by the Catholic University of ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XX

    Recent developments in air pollution modelling are explored as a series of contributions from researchers at the forefront of their field. This book on air pollution modelling and its application is focused on local, urban, regional and intercontinental modelling; data assimilation and air quality forecasting; model assessment and evaluation; ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application IX

    Model Assessment and Verification, Including Policy Implications: Air Quality Modeling in Complex Terrains; Y. Mahrer. U.K. Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System; D.J. Carruthers, et al. Air Pollution Modeling in Coastal Areas with Emphasis on the Mediterranean Region: Weather Conditions During Air Pollution Episodes in Athens, Greece; G. ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XIX

    The book is aimed at researchers and government policy makers who wish to keep abreast of the most recent developments in air pollution modelling and air quality issues. The book emphasizes the following key topics: 1. Local and urban scale modelling; 2. Regional and intercontinental modelling; 3. Data assimilation and air quality forecast; 4. ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XIX

    The book is aimed at researchers and government policy makers who wish to keep abreast of the most recent developments in air pollution modelling and air quality issues. The book emphasizes the following key topics: 1. Local and urban scale modelling; 2. Regional and intercontinental modelling; 3. Data assimilation and air quality forecast; 4. ...

  • Environmental Pollution

    The Environmental Pollution book series includes current, comprehensive texts on critical national and global environmental issues useful to scientists in academia, industry and government from diverse disciplines. These include water, air, and soil pollution, organic and inorganic pollution, risk assessment, human and environmental health, ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XII

    Integrated Regional Modeling: Modeling of a Saharan Dust Event; G. Cautenet, et al. Temporal and Spatial Scales for Transport and Transformation Processes in the Eastern Mediterranean; G. Kallos, et al. Global and Long-Range Transport: Atmospheric Transport-Chemistry Modeling-Some Ideas for the Future; P. Builtjes. A Model for Airborne ...

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge and practical application of modern technologies for exposure and risk assessment of chemical environmental pollution with emphasis on methodologies and the models used for environmental security. Particular attention is paid to models useful for the quantitative and ...

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge and practical application of modern technologies for exposure and risk assessment of chemical environmental pollution with emphasis on methodologies and the models used for environmental security. Particular attention is paid to models useful for the quantitative and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Air, Water and Soil Quality Modelling for Risk and Impact Assessment

    Environmental pollution by harmful anthropogenic substances and uncontrolled use of natural reserves have become a global problem and require substantial efforts for developing and applying efficient measures of control, mitigation and abatement. For achieving this goal predictions of possibly resulting risks and impacts are urgently needed for ...

  • Air, Water and Soil Quality Modelling for Risk and Impact Assessment

    Environmental pollution by harmful anthropogenic substances and uncontrolled use of natural reserves have become a global problem and require substantial efforts for developing and applying efficient measures of control, mitigation and abatement. For achieving this goal predictions of possibly resulting risks and impacts are urgently needed for ...

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