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Atmospheric pollution

A. R. Meetham

Atmospheric pollution

its origins and prevention

by A. R. Meetham

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby A.R. Meetham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA576 .M4 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 301 p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13582429M
    LC Control Number63010020
    OCLC/WorldCa1003412

    Wendell, R. Those with heart or lung disorders are at additional risk. Area sources can also be thought of as non-point sources, such as construction of housing developments, dry lake beds, and landfills. It will also form a valuable reference text for researchers, and an introduction to the subject for general audiences. Wallace and P. Harrison 2 Rezensionen Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control is the fourth edition of a best-selling introductory level book dealing with chemical and radioactive pollution in its broadest sense.

    Invasive plants can contribute debris and biomolecules allelopathy that can alter soil and chemical compositions of an environment, often reducing native species competitiveness. Somerville - University of California PressAn authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Radon gas from natural sources can accumulate in buildings, especially in confined areas such as the basement and it is the second most frequent cause of lung cancer, after cigarette smoking. This web site includes links to databases, bibliographies, tutorials, and other scientific and consumer-oriented resources. UnwinThe application of dynamical methods, the development of theories of atmospheric circulation, the establishment of regular meteorological observatories, have all helped in throwing light upon some of the obscurer problems of the science. Additionally, air pollution has been associated with increased hospitalization and mortality from asthma and COPD.

    The major sources of lead emissions to the air today are ore and metals processing and piston-engine aircraft operating on leaded aviation gasoline. The development of nuclear science introduced radioactive contaminationwhich can remain lethally radioactive for hundreds of thousands of years. Children aged less than five years that live in developing countries are the most vulnerable population in terms of total deaths attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution. The scope of the book ranges from the sources of pollutants and their environmental behaviour, to their effects on human and non-human receptors, to the technologies and strategies available for control.


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