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Main Title Air quality /
Author Godish, Thad.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 21524594
ISBN 0873713680; 9780873713689
Subjects Air quality. ; Air--Pollution. ; Air Pollution, Indoor. ; Luftreinhaltung ; Luftverschmutzung ; Air--Qualité. ; Atmosphère--Pollution--Aspect de l'environnement. ; Air--Pollution--Environmental aspects
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0744/90006110-d.html
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EKBM  TD883.G57 1990 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/02/2001
ESAM  TD883.G57 1990 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/13/2017
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xiii, 422 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
THE ATMOSPHERE: Chemical composition -- Physical characteristics -- Atmospheric motion -- Evolution of the atmosphere -- ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTANTS: Natural air pollution -- Anthropogenic air pollution -- Gaseous pollutants -- Particulate matter -- DISPERSION: Micro- and mesoscale dispersion of pollutants -- Air pollution control -- applications of meteorology -- ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS: Visibility -- Turbidity -- Thermal air pollution -- Effects on precipitation and precipitation processes -- Acidic deposition -- Stratospheric ozone depletion -- Effects on climate -- HEALTH EFFECTS: Exposure -- Cause-effect relationships -- Impact of pollutants on the human body -- Air pollution and respiratory disease -- Health effects of criteria pollutants -- Health effects of hazardous air pollutants -- Role of health effects in regulating air pollutants -- Personal air pollution -- WELFARE EFFECTS -- VEGETATION, LIVESTOCK, MATERIALS, AND ODOR: Vegetation -- Domesticated animals -- Materials -- Odor pollution -- AIR QUALITY SURVEILLANCE: Air quality monitoring -- Analysis of gaseous pollutants -- Emissions assessment -- Air quality modeling -- REGULATION AND PUBLIC POLICY: Legal remedies -- common law -- Air quality management strategies -- Legislative history -- Air pollution control under the 1970, 1977, and 1990 Clean Air Act amendments -- State and local air pollution control functions -- Public policy issues -- MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS CONTROL: The internal combustion engine -- Emission control problems -- Automotive fuels -- Alternatives to the internal combustion engine -- STATIONARY SOURCE CONTROL: Plant operating practices -- Tall stacks -- Gas cleaning technology -- Particle collection systems -- Control of gaseous emissions -- Control of sulfur oxides -- INDOOR AIR POLLUTION: Indoor / outdoor relationships -- Personal air pollution exposure -- Sick buildng syndrome -- Combustion by-products -- Asbestos -- Formaldehyde -- Organic compounds -- Pesticides -- Radon -- Biological and biogenic pollutants -- Abatement measures -- Role of energy conservation -- Implications for public policy -- NOISE POLLUTION: Sound -- Loudness -- Noise effects -- Health effects -- Community noise -- Federal noise programs -- Control measures. "Covers all aspects of air quality-indoor air, atmospheric pollutants, alternative fuels, regulations, and more. New material is presented on global warming and acid rain, as well as additional coverage on the chemistry of air pollution."--Publisher description.