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Air Quality Assessment and Management

A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

By Dr Owen Harrop

CRC Press

400 pages

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Air Quality Assessment and Management: A Practical Guide describes the techniques available for an assessment while detailing the concepts and methodologies involved. It reviews the principles of air quality management; primary sources of air pollution; impact of emissions on human health, flora and fauna; scoping of air quality impacts; baseline monitoring; impact prediction; impact significance; and pollution mitigation and control. Emphasis will be placed on the practical side of AQA, with numerous international case studies and exercises to aid the reader in their understanding of concepts and applications.


'It is a perfect example of an intelligent, well thought-out book, suitable for the professional but accessible to the student.' - E-Streams (Environmental Science)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Air Pollution Sources and Types. 3. Effects of Air Pollution. 4. Emission Inventories. 5. Air Pollution Monitoring. 6. Impact Prediction. 7. Impact Significance. 8. Mitigation, Control and Management. 9. Site Inspection and Project Management. 10. Case Studies. 11. Epilogue. 12. References. 13. Glossary. Index.

About the Author

D. Owen Harrop, Cordah Limited, UK

About the Series

Clay’s Library of Health and the Environment

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General