Atmospheric Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxides

Author: George M. Hidy
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483288668
Format: PDF, ePub
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Atmospheric Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxides provides a thorough synthesis of the research on atmospheric sulfur and nitrogen oxide chemistry on geographically large scales, with special emphasis on the methods and difficulties of establishing source-receptor relationships. The book addresses the importance of long-range air transport, the role of ozone and oxidant chemistry, and it examines analytical methods and pollutant transport models. This text specifically covers:

Particulate Matter Science for Policy Makers

Author: Peter H. McMurry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521842877
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Particulate Matter Science for Policy Makers: A NARSTO Assessment was commissioned by NARSTO, a cooperative public-private sector organization of Canada, Mexico and the United States. It is a concise and comprehensive discussion of the current understanding by atmospheric scientists of airborne particulate matter (PM). Its goal is to provide policy makers who implement air-quality standards with this relevant and needed scientific information. The primary audience for this volume will be regulators, scientists, and members of industry, all of whom have a stake in effective PM management. It will also inform exposure and health scientists, who investigate causal hypotheses of health impacts, characterize exposure, and conduct epidemiological and toxicological studies.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering Fifth Edition Volumes One and Two

Author: James R. Pfafflin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439851867
Format: PDF, ePub
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Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded to include 87 articles on topics ranging from acid rain, air pollution, and community health, to environmental law, instrumentation, modeling, alternative energy, toxicology, radioactive waste, and water treatment. The articles have been extensively revised and updated, new ones have been added to cover the latest developments related to today's environmental problems. The result is a reference work that provides the information necessary to understand, manage, and respond to threats to the human environment.

Environmental Chemistry

Author: Gary W. vanLoon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019874997X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Chemical processes shape the world we live in; the air we breathe, the water we drink, the weather we experience. Environmental Chemistry: a global perspective describes those chemical principles which underpin the natural processes occurring within and between the air, water, and soil, and explores how human activities impact on these processes, giving rise to environmental issues of global concern. Guiding us through the chemical composition of the three key environmental systems - the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and terrestrial environment - the authors explain the chemical processes which occur within and between each system. Focusing on general principles, we are introduced to the essential chemical concepts which allow better understanding of air, water, and soil and how they behave; careful explanations ensure that clarity is not sacrificed at the expense of thorough coverage of the underlying chemistry. We then see how human activity continues to affect the chemical behaviour of these environmental systems, and what the consequences of these natural processes being disturbed can be. Environmental Chemistry: a global perspective takes chemistry out of the laboratory, and shows us its importance in the world around us. With illuminating examples from around the globe, its rich pedagogy, and broad, carefully structured coverage, this book is the perfect resource for any environmental chemistry student wishing to develop a thorough understanding of their subject.

World Atlas of Atmospheric Pollution

Author: Ranjeet S. Sokhi
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1843318911
Format: PDF
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Provides a revealing global overview of air pollution and its startling impact through graphical and visual representation of data.