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Air Pollution

Air Pollution
Concepts, Theory, and Applications

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  • Date Published: June 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108481632

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  • This textbook covers the entire spectrum of topics required to completely understand air pollution. It emphasizes the atmospheric processes governing air pollution (emissions, atmospheric dispersion, chemical transformations, deposition on surfaces and ecosystems). Other areas of focus include air pollutant emission control technologies, health and environmental impacts, regulations and public policies, and interactions between climate change and air pollution. Topics are first presented conceptually, and then in terms of their fundamental aspects. Actual case studies are incorporated throughout to illustrate major air pollution phenomena, such as the dispersion of pollutants in the atmosphere, and the development of strategies to reduce urban air pollution, mitigate acid rain, and improve atmospheric visibility. Graduate students, researchers, and air quality professionals will find the full coverage of these important matters to be well suited to their needs.

    • Actual case studies are provided to exemplify the conceptual and theoretical aspects of various air pollution phenomena, allowing the reader to better understand how theoretical aspects can be applied to solve real-world problems
    • Provides the reader with a complete understanding of the air pollution problem and the implementation of solutions
    • The book is equally valuable for a graduate course as well as for researchers and air quality professionals
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    • Date Published: June 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108481632
    • length: 370 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 193 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.97kg
    • contains: 65 b/w illus. 20 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Brief history of air pollution
    2. Emissions of air pollutants and emission control technologies
    3. Meteorology: general circulation
    4. Air pollution meteorology
    5. Atmospheric radiative transfer and visibility
    6. Atmospheric dispersion
    7. The stratospheric ozone layer
    8. Gaseous pollutants
    9. Atmospheric particles
    10. Clouds and acid rain
    11. Transfer of pollutants between the atmosphere and surfaces
    12. Health effects
    13. Environmental impacts
    14. Climate change and air pollution
    15. Regulations and public policies
    Index.

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    Air Pollution

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    Christian Seigneur, École des Ponts Paris Tech
    Christian Seigneur is a Professor at École des Ponts ParisTech, one of France's premier engineering graduate schools. He has both academic and private-sector experience in the field of air pollution. He was the director of a Research Center on the Atmospheric Environment for nine years. Previously, he was a vice-president at Atmospheric & Environmental Research, Inc. (AER), a research and consulting company, where he led the Air Quality Division located in California. He has published extensively in the scientific literature and has been an expert advisor to the US Environmental Protection Agency and the French Agency for Health and Safety.

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