air quality policy Books

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

    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 ...

  • Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity:

    The quality of the air we breathe is fundamental to the quality of life for the growing millions of people living in the world's burgeoning megacities. In this book, experts in atmospheric sciences, human health, economics, social and political sciences contribute to an integrated assessment of the complex elements needed to structure air quality ...

  • Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity:

    The quality of the air we breathe is fundamental to the quality of life for the growing millions of people living in the world's burgeoning megacities. In this book, experts in atmospheric sciences, human health, economics, social and political sciences contribute to an integrated assessment of the complex elements needed to structure air quality ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Practices Review Study Guide

    This study guide, written by four practicing QEPs, differs from the Exam Prep Guide in that it touches on all areas of the written QEP examination, including general environmental science, air and water quality, waste management, and policy issues, using a series of sample questions and answers. Sold individually or with the Exam Prep Guide for a ...

  • Improving Indoor Air Quality in Rental Dwellings: A Review of Policies in Five U.S. Localities Report

    This report reviews state and local policies that address indoor air quality-related problems in residential rental housing, and describes the government programs charged with carrying out those policies. It provides an in-depth discussion of five local jurisdictions -- San Francisco; Boston; Seattle; Marion County, Indiana; and Stamford, ...

  • Improving Indoor Air Quality in Rental Dwellings: A Review of Policies in Five U.S. Localities Report

    This report reviews state and local policies that address indoor air quality-related problems in residential rental housing, and describes the government programs charged with carrying out those policies. It provides an in-depth discussion of five local jurisdictions -- San Francisco; Boston; Seattle; Marion County, Indiana; and Stamford, ...

  • Healthier Schools: A Review of State Policies for Improving Indoor Air Quality Report

    This report focuses on indoor air quality (IAQ), a key component of a healthy school environment. Indoor air quality has been ranked near the top of environmental risks in a number of government studies. See, e.g., EPA Science Advisory Board, 'Reducing Risk: Setting Priorities and Strategies for Environmental Protection' (1990), available at ...

  • Challenges of a Changing Earth

    This book presents a state-of-the-science overview of global change and its consequences for human societies. It highlights four areas of critical importance - food, water resources, air quality and the carbon cycle - from both science and policy perspectives, and points the way towards the new scientific approaches needed to study the Earth ...

  • 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 Quality, 4th Edition

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision ...

  • Air Pollution XXIII

    Containing the proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, this book is the latest in a well-established series. It addresses various aspects of a topic that is of considerable worldwide concern due to its known impact on health and the ...

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