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Air Pollution

Health and Environmental Impacts, 1st Edition

Edited by Bhola R. Gurjar, Luisa T. Molina, C.S. P. Ojha

CRC Press

556 pages

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Description

Air pollution is recognized as one of the leading contributors to the global environmental burden of disease, even in countries with relatively low concentrations of air pollution. Air Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts examines the effect of this complex problem on human health and the environment in different settings around the world. I

Table of Contents

Air Pollution Monitoring and Modeling. Air Pollution and Health Effects. Health Risk Assessment and Management. Air Quality Management: Techniques and Policy Aspects. Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution. Index.

About the Editors

Bhola R. Gurjar is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee. Dr. Gurjar is also head of the Max Planck Partner Group for Megacities and Climate Change.

Luisa T. Molina is the principal research scientist in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Molina is also president of the Molina Center for Energy and the Environment in La Jolla, California.

C.S.P. Ojha is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General