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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 ...

  • Air Quality in Cities

    Understanding urban air pollution is a prerequisite to finding effective solutions to air quality problems and for a sustainable development in the urban environment. In this book the current state of the art in urban air pollution research is presented. A major focus is on suitable air pollution modelling concepts, covering also street canyon ...

  • 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 ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering

    Engineers are increasingly faced with indoor air quality issues, particularly in the design of ventilation and filtration systems and airborne contaminant removal. Because this specialty has only recently gained momentum, resources have been limited to scattered research papers on this topic, until now.Indoor Air Quality Engineering covers a wide ...

  • 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 Meteorology and Atmospheric Ozone

    A compendium of papers, divided into two parts: Part 1 devoted to Air Quality Meteorology describes practical application of atmospheric measurements and interpretation of atmospheric data for solution of everyday, environmental problems Part 2 devoted to Atmospheric Ozone describes techniques for studying life cycle of a pollutant in the ...

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

    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 ...

  • Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals

    The contents of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals are arranged in six main sections. The first section deals with the major issues related to indoor air quality in hospitals, reviewed from North American, Scandinavian, Italian and Russian perspectives. The second section discusses the ventilation requirements in hospitals, ...

  • Design and Protocol for Monitoring Indoor Air Quality

    Case studies and technical papers describe indoor air investigations in residential and commercial buildings, test protocol, and monitoring techniques. Pollutants such as radon, formaldehyde, and volatile organic compounds are ...

  • Meteorological and Air Quality Models for Urban Areas

    This book for the first time gives an overall view of the current situation in urbanization of meteorological and air quality models around the world. It discusses and makes recommendations on the best practice and strategy for urbanization of different types of meteorological and air quality models.Based on the selected presentations given at the ...

  • Indoor Air Quality: A Guide for Facility Managers

    Written in easy-to-understand, non-technical terms, this book can be both a ready reference and training guide. Covering each type of indoor air hazard, the author explains the basics of proper ventilation and the relationship of the HVAC system to indoor air quality. He examines fundamental procedures for maintaining good air quality, including ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fresh Air: Innovative State and Local Programs for Improving Air Quality Report

    This report discusses state and local air initiatives based on the 1990 Amendment to the Clean Air Act to improve air quality. These include new market incentives, permit requirements, enforcement tools, and greater citizen involvement. Information is taken from 21 case studies, with a focus on determining how and why particular state and local ...

  • Global Atmospheric Change and its Impact on Regional Air Quality

    There is growing evidence that the changing global atmosphere is impacting urban and regional air quality and that emissions from great urban conurbations are significantly influencing global change. This book presents the topics needed to understand possible changes in regional and global atmospheric air quality. Air quality measurements reveal ...

  • Global Atmospheric Change and its Impact on Regional Air Quality

    There is growing evidence that the changing global atmosphere is impacting urban and regional air quality and that emissions from great urban conurbations are significantly influencing global change. This book presents the topics needed to understand possible changes in regional and global atmospheric air quality. Air quality measurements reveal ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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